Gintautas Kazanavicius

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Two thyroid axis findings are often reported in depressed patients: autoimmune thyroiditis and abnormal thyrotropin (thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH) responses to thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH). The TSH response to TRH can be exaggerated, suggesting subclinical hypothyroidism; it can alternatively be blunted, for reasons poorly understood. We selected(More)
From an endocrine outpatient clinic and psychiatric outpatient clinic in Kaunas, Lithuania, 41 women with major depression were selected for study. Three groups of depressed women were established: 15 with autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT); 13 with diffuse non-toxic goiter (DNG); 13 with no thyroid disease (NTD). Standard biochemical tests were used to exclude(More)
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