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Is it Normal?

12/30/2009

Question:

If you are incontinent and have to wear diapers, is it normal to have baby like tendencies or want to be treated like a child.

Answer:

A seemingly easy question that is not so easy to answer.

It actually leads to many related questions, including the following.



What caused the incontinence in the first place? What are baby-like tendencies? What does treated like a child mean?

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Response by:

Ram Chandran  Kalyanam, MD Ram Chandran Kalyanam, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University