Thyroid hormones in depressive disorders: a reappraisal of clinical utility.


Centuries of clinical observation suggest a connection between thyroid function and behavior. Advances in neuroendocrinology of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis provide many techniques for examining the role of thyroid function in psychiatric disorders. HPT hypofunctioning may be especially relevant to the pathophysiology of major mood… (More)


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