COMORBIDITY OF KIDNEY STONES AND PYCHIATRIC DISEASE
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- Publisher: Medicinska naklada
kidney stones; frustration; psychiatric illnesses
mesheuropmc: mental disorders
This paper describes a patient who is suffering from PTSD with elements of hypochondria, panic attacks and episodes of 0depression in comorbidity with kidney stones. Kidney stones provoked egzacerbation of psychiatric symptoms. Kidney stones and frustration about them have taken part of provoking factor, the last drop, which led to regression of otherwise precarious, but compensated patient’s mental functioning which resulted in development of psychiatric symptoms.