The hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in depressive patients and healthy subjects in relation to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.

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Serum levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), triiodothyronine (T3), free T3 index (fT3i), thyroxine (T4), and free T4 index (fT4i) were measured before and after administration of 1 mg of dexamethasone in 54 depressive patients and 54 matched healthy subjects. A followup study at a mean of 2 years was performed in 28 patients in remission. Basal TSH… (More)

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@article{Kjellman1993TheHA, title={The hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in depressive patients and healthy subjects in relation to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.}, author={B. F. Kjellman and L H Thorell and T Orhagen and G D'elia and Bertil K{\aa}gedal}, journal={Psychiatry research}, year={1993}, volume={47 1}, pages={7-21} }