Is functional urinary incontinence from depression common?

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Functional urinary incontinence from depression or a similar emotional issue is rare, but it does happen. In such cases, the person does not want to go to the bathroom as a result. This is a form of functional incontinence, but you may also hear it called psychogenic incontinence. Therapy and medications may help treat this form of functional incontinence.

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