Verbal memory retrieval deficits associated with untreated hypothyroidism.

@article{Miller2007VerbalMR,
  title={Verbal memory retrieval deficits associated with untreated hypothyroidism.},
  author={Karen J. Miller and Thomas D. Parsons and Peter C. Whybrow and Katja van Herle and Natalie L. Rasgon and Andre J Van Herle and D. Sevillano Martinez and Dan H Silverman and Michael Bauer},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          132-6
        }
}
The effects of inadequate thyroid hormone availability to the brain on adult cognitive function are poorly understood. This study assessed the effects of hypothyroidism on cognitive function using a standard neuropsychological battery in 14 patients suffering from untreated hypothyroidism and complaining of subjective cognitive difficulties in comparison with 10 age-matched healthy comparison subjects. Significant differences between groups were limited to verbal memory retrieval as measured by… CONTINUE READING

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