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If the patient is diagnosed with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis, the doctor can follow the guidelines of “empathic medicine”: i.e. explain what the problems is and give simple suggestions regarding food as well as drinking and voiding habits; besides, the family should fill out a voiding, drinking and nighttime calendar. Explain the possible therapies such as the alarm treatment and the desmopressin treatment. The family, i.e. the child AND the parents, should decide together what they are most motivated for and what they WANT and CAN do. Explain that switching to the other treatment modality is possible at any time. It is known that motivation is a very important factor for the success of the treatment, so if the child and the family can choose, they will.