Relationships between thyroid hormones and symptoms in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Wang1995RelationshipsBT,
  title={Relationships between thyroid hormones and symptoms in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Sheila K Wang and John W. Mason and Steven M. Southwick and David Orville Johnson and Hadar Lubin and Dennis S. Charney},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={398-402}
}
This study was designed to investigate relationships between serum thyroid hormone levels and the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a group of 65 male Vietnam combat veterans who participated as members of cohorts in an elective inpatient treatment program. Thyroid hormone measures included serum free and total triiodothyronine (T3), free and total thyroxine (T4), and thyroxine-binding globulin. To estimate symptom severity, the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS… CONTINUE READING