After COVID Diagnosis, Nearly 1 In 5 Are Diagnosed With Mental Disorder

Posted by on November 11, 2020 6:56 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Researchers have found that people recovering from COVID-19 are more likely to be diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder such as anxiety, depression or insomnia within three months of their illness from the virus.

Those recovering from COVID-19 were more likely than other groups of patients to be diagnosed with a mental disorder within three months. The longevity of such problems is not yet clear.

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