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COVID–19 Linked to Depression and Dementia, Study Suggests

By Kathleen McCarthy posted 08-24-2021 17:56


“People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found. A third of those with a previous Covid infection went on to develop or have a relapse of a psychological or neurological condition. But those admitted to hospital or in intensive care had an even higher risk.” 

SOURCE: BBC article April 7, 2021, by Rachel Schraer, Health reporter, based on a study published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal.