High serum TSH levels are associated with depression in the elderly.

@article{Chueire2003HighST,
  title={High serum TSH levels are associated with depression in the elderly.},
  author={Val{\'e}ria Bahdur Chueire and Emanuela B. Silva and Eliana Perotta and Jo{\~a}o Hamilton Romaldini and Laura Sterian Ward},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={281-8}
}
In order to investigate the association between elevated serum TSH levels and depression in the elderly, we conducted a population-based study of 451 over 60-year-old outpatients of a general University Hospital. Patients were divided into Group I (GI) (248 individuals) with high serum TSH levels, but otherwise no important condition or disease, and Group II (GII) (203 patients) with no previous diagnosis of thyroid or mood disease, referred to the hospital because of nonthyroidal severe… CONTINUE READING