Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487

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Leila Tabatabaee

Department of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • Research Article   
    Risperidone for the Treatment of Retentive Fecal Incontinence in Children and Adolescents: A Randomize Clinical Trial
    Author(s): Ghazal Zahed, Somaye Fatahi, Leila Tabatabaee, Kousalya Prabahar and Amirhossein Hosseini*

    Background: Functional retentive overflow incontinence (Retentive FI) is the most common cause of fecal soiling in children. Based on the clinical experiences, patients with retentive FI and comorbid psychiatric disorders, were accelerated in their treatment of fecal incontinence when they were being treated with risperidone for their psychiatric comorbidities, therefore this study was conducted to evaluate the effect of risperidone in the treatment of retentive FI in children and adolescents. Method: In this double blind randomized clinical trial, 170 patients aged 4 years-16 years eligible for the study were randomly divided into two groups receiving Risperidone (n=70) and placebo (n=70). About half of these patients had newly diagnosed psychiatric disorders and were drug naïve, this was considered in their division. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0487.23.13.440

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