volume 99, issue 1, P50-53 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.1.50
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N. J. Blum, B. Taubman, M. L. Osborne

Abstract: Children with stool toileting refusal do not have more behavior problems than controls who are toilet trained. Parents do report higher rates of constipation and painful defecation, but it is not clear whether this is a cause or effect of stool toileting refusal.