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Thyrotropin-releasing hormone test in recently abstinent alcoholics.
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PMID:  3937166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Alcoholic men who had been abstinent from alcohol for more than 20 days were evaluated with the thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) test. Abstinent alcoholics showed a blunted thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) response to TRH as compared with healthy controls. In the absence of any somatic illnesses, these data suggest that the TSH blunting in some alcoholics may be interpreted as a trait marker of being alcoholic.
M Casacchia; A Rossi; P Stratta
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychiatry research     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0165-1781     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychiatry Res     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-28     Completed Date:  1986-02-28     Revised Date:  2008-04-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911385     Medline TA:  Psychiatry Res     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / physiopathology*
Middle Aged
Pituitary Gland, Anterior / physiopathology*
Prolactin / secretion
Thyrotropin / secretion*
Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone / diagnostic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
24305-27-9/Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone; 9002-62-4/Prolactin; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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