Thirty of a total of ninety children, residents in the Norwegian Lutheran Home for Children, were studied. Fifteen of these were enuretic, and fifteen served as a control group. All of the children in the home about whom there were complaints of bed wetting were included, with the exception of two, aged 3 years. Nine boys and six girls comprised each group. They ranged in age from 5 to 14 years. The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine and evaluate causative factors of enuresis in each individual case, if possible; (2) to determine significant differences, if any, between the enuretic group and a nonenuretic group of children from the same home and (3) to determine the response of the enuretic children to a group method of treatment.
INCIDENCE OF ENURESIS
Of the fifteen enuretic children included in our study, eight were known to have had the condition before
MOHR GJ, WATERHOUSE EH. ENURESIS IN CHILDRENOBSERVATIONS ON CAUSATION AND TREATMENT. Am J Dis Child. 1929;37(6):1135-1145. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1929.01930060012003