volume 56, issue 2, P128-136 2012
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302012000200006
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Objectives:To evaluate the impact of subclinical hypothyroidism (sHT) treatment on health--related quality of life (QoL), psychiatric symptoms, clinical score, and muscle function. Materials and methods: In this randomized double-blind study, patients were assigned either to treatment (n = 35) or placebo (n = 36). Clinical and psychiatric symptoms were assessed by the Zulewski, Hamilton and Beck scales. QoL was assessed by the SF-36 questionnaire. Assessments of quadriceps (QS) and inspiratory muscle…

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