Congenital hypothyroidism: physiological and psychological factors in early development.

@article{Murphy1990CongenitalHP,
  title={Congenital hypothyroidism: physiological and psychological factors in early development.},
  author={G H Murphy and Jhonatan Hulse and Isabel Smith and David B. Grant},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1990},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={711-25}
}
Children diagnosed as congenitally hypothyroid and treated from a very early age were followed up at 1 and 3 years. At 1 year they seemed to be developing normally, unless they were undertreated or had an additional disorder. There were no significant correlations between biochemical or social factors and psychological outcome at 1 year. At 3 years, however… CONTINUE READING