Using therapeutic groups to support women with faecal incontinence.

Chelvanayagam, S. and Stern, J., 2007. Using therapeutic groups to support women with faecal incontinence. British Journal of Nursing, 16 (4), 214 - 218 .

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In this paper, the authors describe the use of facilitated patient groups, in the management of women with faecal incontinence (FI). Two types of groups are discussed--a psychoeducational group and a psychotherapy group. Detailed descriptions of some of the themes which emerged in these groups are provided. The effectiveness of such groups is described, with regard to both psychological and physical functioning. Further investigation into the use of groups for this patient population is recommended.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Activities of Daily Living ; Adult ; Attitude to Health ; Biofeedback, Psychology ; Disabled Persons ; Employment ; Fecal Incontinence ; Female ; Humans ; Mental Health ; Nursing Evaluation Research ; Nursing Methodology Research ; Program Evaluation ; Psychotherapy, Group ; Quality of Life ; Questionnaires ; Self Disclosure ; Self-Help Groups ; Sexual Behavior ; Social Support ; Stereotyping ; Women
Group:School of Health and Social Care
ID Code:21149
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:02 May 2014 13:13
Last Modified:02 May 2014 13:13


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