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ea0015p365 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

A different relationship between thyroid function and mood in people on thyroxine compared to the general population: results from the HUNT study

Panicker Vijay , Evans Jonathan , Bjoro Trine , Asvold Bjorn , Dayan Colin , Bjerkeset Ottar

Introduction: It is standard teaching that thyroid function is associated with mood, in particular hypothyroidism with depression. Recent studies however have provided conflicting data, with community based studies suggesting no relationship, but a study in patients on thyroxine showing an association. There may be biases involved in these studies as in communities with good health care, symptomatic people with mildly abnormal thyroid function are often put on thyroxine and ex...