Cognitive Behavior Therapy of Urinary Incontinence Phobia: A Case Report


A significant association exists between lower urinary tract symptoms and anxiety. Despite the efficacy of cognitive behavior therapies in treating a variety of phobic disorders, there are few published reports about the use of such treatments for urinary problems. We report a case of the phobia of urinary incontinence treated with cognitive behavioral techniques, which involved cognitive restructuring, distraction, relaxation training, and exposure to feared situations.

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Tan, T. and Lim, L. (2015) Cognitive Behavior Therapy of Urinary Incontinence Phobia: A Case Report. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 5, 60-65. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2015.51009.

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