publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Thyroid hormones, interpersonal violence and personality traits : clinical studies in high-risk psychiatric cohorts

  • Published: 17 Sep 2015
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Suicidal and violent behaviors as well as early life adversity are prevalent in clinical high-risk populations. Early life adversity is related to developmental dysregulation of behavioral and emotional traits. The neuroendocrine systems involved in the development of dysfunctional behavior and impulsive aggressive traits are not fully known. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationship between thyroid hormones and personality traits, as well as to exposure to interpersonal violence and violent behavior in two high-risk cohorts of patients with a history of suicide attempts. In study I we investigated personality traits assessed by the Karo...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
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