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Thyroid Hormone Levels in Chronic Schizophrenic Patients: Association with Psychopathology

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.186
Pages: 
312-5
Synopsis: 
The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in thyroid hormone levels in patients with chronic schizophrenia. The level of FT4 in the schizophrenia group statistically significant was lower than the control group.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: Thyroid disorders are highly prevalent in patients with schizophrenia. Changes in the levels of thyroid hormones cause the occurrence of psychiatric disorders and affect the response to treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in thyroid hormone levels in patients with chronic schizophrenia, and to demonstrate any association between psychiatric symptoms with hormones.

Accepted: 
30 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Mar, 2016
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