Seminar on Childhood Incontinence
Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
In this seminar, you will hear an overview of findings from this major leading-edge study, funded by the Medical Research Council, examining factors associated with incontinence in a large UK cohort (Children of the Nineties). The goal of the ROCCA study is to improve understanding of the risk factors and outcomes associated with incontinence in children and adolescents.
Childhood continence problems are common but research in this area is relatively scarce. Incontinence in children can persist into later childhood and adolescence and have a serious impact on quality of life. The main findings of this study cover:
- Early childhood risk factors associated with childhood incontinence.
- Patterns of childhood incontinence that persist into adolescence.
- The impact of incontinence on young people.
For further information: email: Katie.Whale@bristol.ac.uk
1pm Lunch (provided)
1.30pm Welcome and introduction — Dr Carol Joinson, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, University of Bristol
Overview of findings from the Children of the Nineties cohort
1.45pm Development of incontinence — Dr Jon Heron, Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol
Risk factors for persistent incontinence — Dr Carol Joinson,
3.00pm Tea & coffee
Overview of findings from a qualitative study exploring the experiences of young people with continence problems
3.15pm School experiences — Dr Katie Whale, Senior Research Associate & Health Psychologist, University of Bristol
Patient experiences — Dr Helen Cramer, Research Fellow, University of Bristol.
The stigma of incontinence — Dr Katie Whale
A clinician’s perspective — Dr Anne Wright, Consultant Paediatrician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
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Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of Bristol
The Centre for Child and Adolescent Health is a joint initiative between the University of Bristol and University of the West of England. The aim of the centre is to promote the academic study of child health through inter-professional collaboration.