oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - The relationship between depression and anxiety in a sample of enuretics and non-enuretics
|Article Title||The relationship between depression and anxiety in a sample of enuretics and non-enuretics|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of PsychologY, University of Nnamidi Azikiwe, Awka State, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1999|
|Pages||61 - 69|
|Keyword(s)||Dejection, Diurnal, Embarrassment, Neurological physical aberration, Nocturnal, Organic enuresis, Punishment, Seizure disorder, Unintentional bedwetting and Urinary continence|
This study investigated the relationship between depression and anxiety among samples of enuretic and non-enuretic subjects in Enugu State. Thirty-two participants comprising of 16 enuretics and 16 non-enuretic were involved in the study. Four hypothesis were tested using both the independent test (Hypotheses 1 and 2) and pearson moment correlation statistics (Hypotheses 3 and 4). Results of the study showed that a significant differences existed between enuretics and non-enuretics on this disorder. Equally, a significant sex difference were also noted when enuretics were compared on these variables. Implications of these findings to clinicians, parents and practitioners were listed and recommendations proffered.
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