International Paruresis Association - IPA

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P.O. Box 65111
Baltimore, MD 21209
1-800-247-3864 (Voice - Toll-free)
443-315-5250 (Voice)
443-315-5250 (FAX)


The goals of this nonprofit organization are to: educate the public on the nature of paruresis (often referred to as Pee-Shy, Shy-Bladder, Bashful Bladder, etc.); help those afflicted with paruresis overcome the stigma, embarrassment, and isolation associated with it; serve as an information clearinghouse and a resource center for treatment referrals; offer paruresis recovery workshops; facilitate the establishment of support or self-help groups across the world; promote research to help identify the most clinically effective treatments; accurately assess the epidemiology and incidence of paruresis; uncover the etiology (ies) of paruresis; and pursue other activities consistent with these purposes.

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Review Date

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015