BOWEL CONTROL By N., Sam M.S. - 1 n. the ability to defecate or excrete waste products of metabolism. It involves bowel elimination and regular defecation at the proper place and time. See toilet training. Compare encopresis. BOWEL CONTROL: "As an important part of toilet training, bowel control needs to be learned by ages 3-4." Related Psychology Terms ELIMINATION DRIVES Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) ENCOPRESIS (Enchopresis) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Counselor and Client Safety SALESMANSHIP ANAL CHARACTER Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BOWEL CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bowel-control/ (accessed July 1, 2022).