Affective psychosis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and brain perfusion abnormalities: case report

@inproceedings{Bocchetta2007AffectivePH,
  title={Affective psychosis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and brain perfusion abnormalities: case report},
  author={Alberto Bocchetta and Giorgio Tamburini and Pina Cavolina and Alessandra Serra and A. Loviselli and Mario Piga},
  booktitle={Clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health : CP & EMH},
  year={2007}
}
BACKGROUND It has recently become evident that circulating thyroid antibodies are found in excess among patients suffering from mood disorders. Moreover, a manic episode associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis has recently been reported as the first case of bipolar disorder due to Hashimoto's encephalopathy. We report a case in which Hashimoto's thyroiditis was suspected to be involved in the deteriorating course of mood disorder and discuss potential pathogenic mechanisms linking thyroid… CONTINUE READING

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