Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

The issue of neuropsychiatric disorders in patients with hypothyroidism

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №3 Pages: 375-378
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Kutashov V.A., Budnevsky A.V., Ulyanova O.V., Priputnevich D.N.
Organization: Voronezh State Medical Academy

The aim of the study was assessment of thyroid function in patients with psychiatric and psychological assistance; to study the structure of AR in patients with hypothyroidism, to reveal alexithymical identifying of personality characteristics of patients with hypothyroidism and AP Materials and Methods. 406 patients with AR at the age of 51.3±4.7 years. To verify the useofTSH hypothyroidism rate and to assess depressive disorder — Hamilton Scale and the Montgomery— Asberg; with clinical and psychopathological study: 1) the scale of self-BH alarm Spielberger (Y. L. Hanin), 2) questionnaire G. Shmisheka 3) Toronto alexithymia scale. Results. Hypothyroidism is set at 116 (28.6%) of 406 patients suffering from RA. Among the 374 patients with depressive disorders hypothyroidism was observed in 116: subclinical — in 76 patients (65.5%), symptomatic — in 40 (34.5%). The first group consisted of 258 patients with the presence of depressive disorders and without hypothyroidism; second — 116 patients with the presence of depression and hypothyroidism. TSH in patients suffering AR, without thyroid dysfunction was 5.2 times lower than in patients with the presence of hypothyroidism. Among AP comorbid with hypothyroidism, are predominant depressive with a predominance of mild and moderate forms. Dominating are anxious-depressive, dysphoric, adynamic, sad, depressive disorders. Conclusion. In patients with AR and hypothyroidism predominant types of personality accentuation are dysthymic, anxious, demonstrative and meticulous.

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