PSYCHOGENIC NOCTURNAL POLYDIPSIA

Psychogenic Nocturnal Polydipsia is the excessive nighttime thirst exhibited by some subjects. It Is not a physical need for water but a disorder that can be seen in schizoid patients. It is, in fact, quite dangerous as massive intake of water can cause a serious imbalance in fluid chemicals in the body.

PSYCHOGENIC NOCTURNAL POLYDIPSIA: "Psychogenic Nocturnal Polydipsia cause Daniel to consume an amazing amount of water at night."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC NOCTURNAL POLYDIPSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-nocturnal-polydipsia/ (accessed December 3, 2019).
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