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'''Urogenital disorders''' or '''genitourinary disorders''' are [[disorders]] of the [[urogenital system]]
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'''Urogenital disorders''' or '''genitourinary disorders''' are [[disorders]] of the [[urogenital system]]. These disorders include a range of disorders, from those that are asymptomatic, to those that manifest an array of signs and symptoms. Causes for these disorders include [[congenital disorders]], [[infectious diseases]], [[trauma]], or conditions that secondarily involve the urinary structure.
   
These include:
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Psychologists are interested in these conditions on several counts:
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*To what degree are these conditions caused, facilitated or exacerbated by [[psychological factors]] etc.
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*To what degree are people's willingness to seek and comply with treatment affected by psychological issues around these disorders
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*What are the psychological effects of these disorders. How do people cope with feelings of [shame]], [[guilt]] around the condition and their accompanying [[symptoms]]
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These disorders include:
 
*[[Genital disorders]]
 
*[[Genital disorders]]
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**[[Female genital disorders]]
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**[[Male genital disorders]]
 
*[[Gynecological disorders]]
 
*[[Gynecological disorders]]
 
*[[Kidney diseases]]
 
*[[Kidney diseases]]
 
*[[Urinary function disorders]]
 
*[[Urinary function disorders]]
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*[[Urologic disease]]
   
 
==List of urogenital disorders of interest to psychologists==
 
==List of urogenital disorders of interest to psychologists==
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* [[Interstitial cystitis]]
 
* [[Interstitial cystitis]]
 
* [[Kidney stone]]s
 
* [[Kidney stone]]s
* [[Medical specialty]]
 
 
* [[Prostatitis]]
 
* [[Prostatitis]]
 
* [[Prostate cancer]]
 
* [[Prostate cancer]]

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Urogenital disorders or genitourinary disorders are disorders of the urogenital system. These disorders include a range of disorders, from those that are asymptomatic, to those that manifest an array of signs and symptoms. Causes for these disorders include congenital disorders, infectious diseases, trauma, or conditions that secondarily involve the urinary structure.

Psychologists are interested in these conditions on several counts:

  • To what degree are these conditions caused, facilitated or exacerbated by psychological factors etc.
  • To what degree are people's willingness to seek and comply with treatment affected by psychological issues around these disorders
  • What are the psychological effects of these disorders. How do people cope with feelings of [shame]], guilt around the condition and their accompanying symptoms


These disorders include:

List of urogenital disorders of interest to psychologistsEdit


See alsoEdit

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