The ICS office is pleased to announce that the 2014 State of the Art Lecture: Living with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and its Psychosocial Consequences is available on ICS TV!
This key lecture presented by Kathryn Burgio examines the psychosocial consequences of living with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. Click the play button to begin watching or browse all webcasts on ICS TV
Dr Burgio assesses Pelvic Floor Dysfunction focused on urinary incontinence. The area’s covered are:
Socially stigmatised condition- leading to personal shame.
Impacts- embarrassment, depression, fear, worry, low self-esteem and loss of control.
Social impacts- exclusion from social groups, isolation, strain on family and personal relations
Psychological impacts- differs people to people
UI and depression- higher rate of depression with UI patients
Dr. Burgio is a behavioural psychologist and clinical investigator with over 32 years of experience in the field of incontinence. Dr. Burgio is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Director of the Social and Behavioural Sciences Section in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, and Founding Director of the UAB Continence Program.
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