The case of a 6 year old with soiling along with looseness of bowel and nocturnal soiling is reported. After failing to respond to conventional treatments, his symptoms remitted on a small dose of amitriptyline. Within the diversity of presentations of soiling, there may be a subgroup, not usually amenable to treatment, who can benefit from symptomatic treatment with tricyclic antidepressants.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1998|
- tricyclic antidepressant
- TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS
- BOWEL OBSESSIONS