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Prevalence of autoimmune thyroid dysfunction in postpartum psychosis.


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#1 CraigR

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:46 AM

Prevalence of autoimmune thyroid dysfunction in postpartum psychosis. Autoimmune thyroid dysfunction represents a potentially strong cause of postpartum psychosis. Therefore, screening for thyroperoxidase antibodies is warranted in patients with postpartum psychosis. Br J Psychiatry. 2011 Apr;198:264-8. (Also see: Pregnancy and Autoimmunity, and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)

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