Normal thyroid function in desipramine nonresponders converted to responders by the addition of L-triiodothyronine

G. Schwarcz, A. Halaris, L. Baxter, J. Escobar, M. Thompson, M. Young

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Abstract

The results of complete thyroid function testing were normal in four desipramine nonresponders who were converted to responders by addition of L-triiodothyronine (T3). These findings suggest that the effectiveness of T3 is not due to correction of subtle thyroid deficiencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1614-1616
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume141
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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