Multidisciplinary approach to psychosis, intermittent hyponatremia, and polydipsia.

  title={Multidisciplinary approach to psychosis, intermittent hyponatremia, and polydipsia.},
  author={Robert A Leadbetter and M S Shutty and P B Higgins and D L Pavalonis},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={20 2},
The syndrome of psychosis, intermittent hyponatremia, and polydipsia (PIP syndrome), seen in the seriously mentally ill, can result in severe biopsychosocial impairment, including an excessive death rate if not identified early. Because of its impact on the health, functioning, and quality of life of the seriously mentally ill patient, all mental health care providers must be aware of the signs and symptoms of PIP syndrome. Physiological, psychological, behavioral, self-care, and social factors… CONTINUE READING


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