The Consulting Psychiatrist and the Polydipsia-Hyponatremia Syndrome in Schizophrenia

  title={The Consulting Psychiatrist and the Polydipsia-Hyponatremia Syndrome in Schizophrenia},
  author={Victor R. Vieweg and AnandK. Pandurangi and James L Levenson and Joel P Silverman},
  journal={The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine},
  pages={275 - 303}
Objective: The authors seek to extend understanding and treatment of hospitalized schizophrenics presenting with complications of polydipsia and dilutional hyponatremia. Attending physicians may ask the consultation/liaison psychiatrist to see schizophrenics with hyponatremically-induced delirium or other psychiatric syndromes. The referring physician may or may not have identified polydipsia and dilutional hyponatremia and their complications. This article will help the consultation/liaison… 

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