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International Paruresis Association

Contact Information

Dr. Steven Soifer
P.O. Box 65111
Baltimore, MD 21209

1-800-247-3864 (Voice - Toll-free),
443-315-5250 (Voice),
443-315-5250 (FAX),

Internet Resources


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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Date Entered: 3/29/2000
Date Edited: 11/28/2012
Date Revised: 3/6/2007 12:29:30 PM
Health Referral Number: HR3332
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