Hyperthyroidism presenting as mixed affective state: a case report

Rao, Mukund G. ; Rohilla, Jitendra ; Varambally, Shivarama ; Raveendranathan, Dhanya ; Venkatasubramanian, Ganesan ; Gangadhar, Bangalore N. (2012) Hyperthyroidism presenting as mixed affective state: a case report General Hospital Psychiatry, 34 (6). 703.e13-703.e14. ISSN 0163-8343

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Official URL: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.03.008

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Thyroid disorders have long been associated with psychiatric illness, commonly mood disorders. In bipolar disorder, hypothyroidism is quite a common abnormality. Little is known about the association of thyroid disorders and mixed affective states. We present a case of hyperthyroidism presenting as a mixed affective state and the successful resolution of psychiatric symptoms with antithyroid medication along with a mood-stabilizing agent.

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Keywords:Bipolar Affective Disorder; Hyperthyroidism; Mixed Affective State; Thyrotoxicosis.
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