Management of Psychogenic Polydipsia
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 3&4, March 2022
Susie Morris, MD.
Assistant professor of psychiatry and forensic psychiatrist, UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Morris has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Compulsive water drinking, or psychogenic polydipsia, is surprisingly common on inpatient psychiatric units. We learn how to diagnose and manage this potentially life-threatening condition.