Post Partum Depression and Thyroid Function
Keshavarzi, Farahnaz, Yazdchi, Katayoun, Rahimi, Mehrali, Rezaei, Mansour, Farnia, Vahid, Davarinejad, Omran, Abdoli, Nasrin, Jalili, Mahmood, Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: Risk of depression is particularly high for women during the prenatal period. Various investigators have attempted to establish a link between thyroid function and post partum depression. This study aimed to investigate whether thyroid function differs in women with postpartum depression compared to a control group.
Methods: In this case-control study, subjects were selected from Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatric clinics of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Forty eight patients suffering from postpartum depression according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition totally revised (DSM-IV-TR), and 65 normal controls …
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Publication information: Article title: Post Partum Depression and Thyroid Function. Contributors: Keshavarzi, Farahnaz - Author, Yazdchi, Katayoun - Author, Rahimi, Mehrali - Author, Rezaei, Mansour - Author, Farnia, Vahid - Author, Davarinejad, Omran - Author, Abdoli, Nasrin - Author, Jalili, Mahmood - Author. Journal title: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. Volume: 6. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2011. Page number: 117+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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