ENCOPRESIS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The repeated and involuntary defecation occurring after age 4 not due to a general mental condition. Compare fecal incontinence. ENCOPRESIS: "Encopresis can be the result of poor toilet training and stressful situations." Related Psychology Terms FECAL INCONTINENCE DIABETIC ENTEROPATHY BLADDER CONTROL ENURESIS BOWEL CONTROL IN VIVO BED-WETTING BOWEL CONTROL STRESS INCONTINENCE BATTERED-CHILD SYNDROME Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENCOPRESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/encopresis/ (accessed September 23, 2021).