shy bladder

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shy bladder

Said to be possessed by one who has trouble urinating when others are present, as in a public restroom. I have a shy bladder, so it takes me forever to pee in those crowded stadium bathrooms.
See also: bladder, shy
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Three instruments for which there is evidence of psychometric properties are the PCL (Soifer et al., 2001), the Paruresis-Scale (PARS; Hammelstein & Pietrowsky, 2005), and the Shy Bladder Scale (SBS; Deacon et al., 2012).
Development and validation of the Shy Bladder Scale.