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Does COVID-19 Increase Risk for Mental Illness?


A new study found that patients who recovered from COVID-19 were at elevated risk for mental illness. Published in the British medical journal The Lancet, results demonstrated that one in five patients who had recovered from a SARS-CoV-2 infection received a mental health diagnosis—such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, dementia, insomnia, or depression—within 3 months of testing positive for the novel coronavirus. The study results were based on analysis of more than 60,000 recovered COVID-19 patients in the United States. Read more here.

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