International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Psychology Science | Morocco | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019


Pathological Bereavement Revealing an Association of Hypothyroidism and Neurosyphilis

M. Gourti [2] | K. Akebour [2] | M. Bouskol | I. Adali [2] | F. Manoudi [2] | F. Asri [2]


Abstract: Pathological bereavement is characterized by occurrence of psychiatric disorders. Mood disorders are the most one found. We expose the case of a young subject who presented mourning complicated by the appearance of a resistant depression. Initial paraclinc exams revealed a hypothyroidism. The symptomatology was marked by the appearance of a dementia syndrome revealing later a neurosyhilis. The existence of a context of triggering factor can delay the achievement of a paraclinc exams and can then cause the delay in diagnosis of a curable cause of depression or dementia and the association of multiples causes must be researched.


Keywords: bereavement, depression, dementia, hypothyroidism, neurosyphilis


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,


Pages: 451 - 453


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