Wernicke's encephalopathy following reduced food intake due to depressive disorders.

Abstract

Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is an unexpected common neurological disorder caused by thiamine deficiency often due to alcohol abuse, but WE-not alcohol related is also frequent. A prolonged reduction of food intake can cause WE. This condition can arise in depression disorders, especially in the early stages of these psychiatric syndromes. WE is… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2017.1293761

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@article{Melchionda2017WernickesEF, title={Wernicke's encephalopathy following reduced food intake due to depressive disorders.}, author={Donato Melchionda and Tommaso Martino and Elena Carapelle and Alessandra Lalla and Daniela Cologno and Carlo Avolio}, journal={Nutritional neuroscience}, year={2017}, pages={1-4} }