Efectividad del tratamiento hipnoterapéutico y farmacológico en la enuresis primaria monosintomática
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infant enuresis
imipramine treatment enuresis infantil
tratamiento con imipramina

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Lambert-Delgado, A., Cobian-Mena, . . A. E. ., Fuentes-Domínguez, N., & Sánchez-Hechavarría, M. E. . (2022). Efectividad del tratamiento hipnoterapéutico y farmacológico en la enuresis primaria monosintomática. Terapia Psicológica, 39(3), 393-404. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48082021000300393


Background: In primary monosymptomatic enuresis, it is not clear what dynamic changes occur in the efficacy of hypnotherapeutic versus pharmacological treatment plan.

Objective: Determine the dynamic changes over time in the effectiveness of hypnotherapy and a pharmacological treatment plan in non-organic infant enuresis.

Method: A prospective, longitudinal and analytical study (time series) was performed on a universe of 119 patients between 7 and 16 years old, with non-organic nocturnal enuresis. 40 patients treated with imipramine and 79 patients with 1 session/1 hour /week of hypnotherapy were evaluated on the frequency of temporal changes of enuretic episodes during 14 weeks of treatments at the Hypnosis Clinic.

Results: A logarithmic scale of the distributions of temporal changes in the frequencies of enuretic episodes in hypnotherapeutic and pharmacological treatments is presented, with an enuretic plateau from week 3 to week 6 in hypnotherapy.

Conclusions: The hypnotherapeutic treatment was more favorable, as it had an early and efficient response compared to treatment with imipramine.

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