Metabolic diseases in psychiatry
M.G.M. De Sain-Van der Velden, J.J. Jans, M. Figee, M. Engelen, H.C.M.T. Prinsen, N.M. Verhoeven-Duif, A.B.P. van Kuilenburg, G. Visser, C.H. Vinkers
Metabolic diseases can be associated with psychiatric symptoms. We present two case histories that demonstrate the importance of correctly diagnosing a metabolic disease as being the cause of psychiatric symptoms. We also discuss which symptoms or signals may indicate a metabolic disease.