Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock
Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock

Covid-19 link to strokes, psychiatric problems concerns health experts

  • Study of 236,000 US patients finds 34 per cent were diagnosed with mental or neurological conditions within six months of being infected with the coronavirus
  • Results ‘provide a strong argument for the inclusion of mental health assessment and support as part of the standard aftercare pathway for survivors of Covid-19’, clinical adviser to mental health charity says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock
Anxiety and mood swings are the most common mental health problems experienced by people who contract Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock
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