Severe Psychotic Disturbances Following Crash Diet Weight Loss


Authors:1973, Robinson, S. and Winnik, H. Z.
"Ten patients whose weight ranged between 50 to 106 kg and who showed severe mental disturbances after rapid self-induced weight reduction, so severe as to necessitate hospitalization of all but one, are reviewed. It is suggested that this weight reduction may have been antecedent to the mental symptoms."