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Introduction

  • Paul Abrams
  • Richard Turner-Warwick
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Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)

Abstract

Stress incontinence is a common condition, the prevalence of which seems highest amongst women in the so-called developed world. However, incontinence has historically carried a severe social stigma, which persists in many societies. Fortunately, in the western world, women are now more prepared to seek help with this condition which often leads to social isolation.

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  • Paul Abrams
  • Richard Turner-Warwick

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