Thyroid function 48h after delivery as a marker for subsequent postpartum depression.

@article{Albacar2010ThyroidF4,
  title={Thyroid function 48h after delivery as a marker for subsequent postpartum depression.},
  author={Gl{\`o}ria Albacar and Teresa Sans and Roc{\'i}o Mart{\'i}n-Santos and Llu{\"i}sa Garc{\'i}a-Esteve and Roser Guillamat and Julio Sanju{\'a}n and Francesca Ca{\~n}ellas and Jos{\'e} Miguel Carot and M{\'o}nica Gratac{\'o}s and Joan Pericas Bosch and Ana Milena Gaviria and Antonio Labad and Alfonso Guti{\'e}rrez Zotes and Elisabet Vilella},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={738-42}
}
Physiological changes during gestation and after delivery are associated with postpartum thyroid dysfunction, which is due to thyroid autoimmunity in some cases. Postpartum thyroid dysfunction, in turn, has been associated with postpartum depression (PPD). The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether thyroid function immediately after delivery can predict postpartum depression at 8 weeks and 32 weeks after delivery. This study examined 1053 postpartum Spanish women without a previous… CONTINUE READING
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