Constipation is traditionally defined as defecation less than three times weekly. But it can also be disruption in bowel movements due to increased straining, sense of incomplete evacuation, or feeling of blockage during defecation. Chronic constipation is reported in at least 15% the general population and up to 57.7% in people with mental illness .
KeywordsIrritable Bowel Syndrome Bowel Movement Atypical Antipsychotic Chronic Constipation Colonic Transit
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