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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 115-118

Assessment of anxiety and depression risks among mothers having children with nocturnal enuresis disorder


Department of Neuropsychiatry, Seuz Canal University, Seuz Canal, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Mona ELsayed
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Seuz Canal University, Seuz Canal
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ejpsy.ejpsy_47_17

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Background Enuresis is an important health problem among children between the ages of 5–16 years, and it affects the children and their parents psychosocially. Objective This study aimed to detect the prevalence of anxiety and depression among the mothers having children with nocturnal enuresis disorder attending the psychiatric outpatients clinics of Seuz canal University Hospital and to detect the risk factors of these disorders in such group of patients. Patients and methods A case–control study included 38 mothers having children with nocturnal enuresis disorder and 38 matched control group comparable regarding sociodemographic data. Both groups were subjected to clinical interview to collect demographic data, Beck depression inventory to assess depression, and Hamilton anxiety rating scale to assess anxiety. Results There is a statistically significant difference between the study group and the control group regarding the mean Beck depression scale score; the study group has more depressive symptoms compared with the control group. However, there was no statistically significant difference between both groups regarding Hamilton anxiety scale score. Although there was an obvious increase in the mean Hamilton anxiety. Duration of management of more than 3 years was associated with the greatest risk of anxiety. Conclusion Our finding suggested that mothers who have children with nocturnal enuresis show more depressive symptoms than the control group. Duration of management of more than 3 years was associated with the greatest risk of anxiety.


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