Professional psychiatrist talking to female patient about mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
Professional psychiatrist talking to female patient about mental health. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: experts warn of a hidden crisis due long Covid’s link to suicide

  • Analysis by health data firm Truveta showed patients with long Covid were nearly twice as likely to receive a first-time antidepressant prescription
  • There is some evidence that Covid can cause brain inflammation – which has been linked to suicide and depression

Professional psychiatrist talking to female patient about mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
Professional psychiatrist talking to female patient about mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
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