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Thryo-endocrine pathology, obstetric morbidity and schizophrenia: survey of a hundred families with a schizophrenic proband.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  635067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This preliminary communication reports that the mothers of 104 schizophrenic patients had: (1) a significantly higher incidence of thyroid disease than a carefully matched control group; (2) significantly more abortions, still-births and greater infant mortality. The findings and possible relevance of thyroid disease to schizophrenia are discussed. Three prospective studies currently in progress are outlined.
D MacSweeney; P Timms; A Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological medicine     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0033-2917     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Med     Publication Date:  1978 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-08     Completed Date:  1978-05-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1254142     Medline TA:  Psychol Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Spontaneous / genetics
Diseases in Twins
Fetal Death / genetics
Hyperthyroidism / genetics
Hypothyroidism / genetics
Pregnancy Complications / genetics*
Schizophrenia / genetics*
Thyroid Diseases / genetics*

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