Scoring

There is not a uniformly accepted means of scoring these questionnaires. The PISQ-12 can be scored by assessing individual factors (behavioral/emotive, physical/partner-related). A global score is designated based on the sum of all answers or by multiplying the number of answered items by the mean, when answers were missing. The McCoy questionnaire is assessed based on individual items' scores.

As with other aspects of QOL assessment, looking at each individual answer can be very helpful in assessing individual needs and areas to focus therapy on.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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