One in 5 Covid-19 patients develop mental illness within 90 days: Study


Many Covid-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said on Monday, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.   Anxiety, depression and insomnia were most common among recovered Covid-19 patients in the study who developed mental health problems.

The researchers from Britain's Oxford University also found significantly higher risks of dementia, a brain impairment condition.   "People.

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