Psychological stress is a risk factor for primary polydipsia in adolescents without psychiatric comorbidity. Taking a detailed family and social history can help to distinguish primary polydipsia from diabetes insipidus in adolescents with challenging presentations of polydipsia and polyuria.

Original languageEnglish
Article number33936619
Pages (from-to)1937-1942
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2021

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  • compulsive water drinking
  • adolescents
  • diabetes insipidus


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