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Workshop on Behavioral and Psychosocial Factors in Women with Urinary Incontinence

March 30, 2015 Location Contacts
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Meeting Summary

Event Details

NIDDK will convene clinical and psychosocial researchers to explore the effect of individual differences in behavioral and psychosocial (non-biologic) factors on the treatment trajectory and response in with women with urinary incontinence (UI).

Meeting Objectives

  • Explore the non-biologic factors (NBF) in women with UI that affect health care decision-making along the treatment pathway (experience of and response to condition, acknowledgment of issue, seeking care, treatment selection, adherence, satisfaction with care) and how differences in NBF may affect treatment trajectory and response.
  • Identify research opportunities to determine if NBF in women affect UI treatment outcomes.
  • Explore how knowledge of NBF in female UI patients could be used by clinicians to optimize UI care recommendations based on the individual patient profile. 
  • Identify opportunities for engaging both psychosocial

Space for this meeting is limited. If there is interest in attending this meeting as an observer, please contact Tamara Bavendam, M.D., at tamara.bavendam@nih.gov.