Psychiatric Manifestations of Graves’ Hyperthyroidism

@article{Bunevicius2006PsychiatricMO,
  title={Psychiatric Manifestations of Graves’ Hyperthyroidism},
  author={Robertas Bunevic̆ius and Arthur J. Prange},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={897-909}
}
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Other symptoms associated with the disease are goitre, ophthalmopathy, and psychiatric manifestations such as mood and anxiety disorders and, sometimes, cognitive dysfunction. Graves’ hyperthyroidism may result in these latter manifestations via the induction of hyperactivity of the adrenergic nervous system.This review addresses the psychiatric presentations, and their pathophysiology and treatment, in… 
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