Hypothyroidism Presenting as Psychosis: Myxedema Madness Revisited.

  title={Hypothyroidism Presenting as Psychosis: Myxedema Madness Revisited.},
  author={Thomas W. Heinrich and Garth Grahm},
  journal={Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={5 6},
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition commonly encountered in a variety of clinical settings. The clinical presentations of thyroid hormone deficiency are diverse, complicated, and often overlooked. Hypothyroidism is a potential etiology for multiple somatic complaints and a variety of psychological disturbances. The physical complaints are primarily related to metabolic slowing secondary to lack of thyroid hormone. Psychiatric presentations include cognitive dysfunction, affective disorders… CONTINUE READING
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