Why is COVID-19 associated with mental illness?
Harrison, Paul J
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Maxime Taquet, and Paul J. Harrison. Why is COVID-19 associated with mental illness? Med 2, 1–4, August 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on people’s mental health. Besides the indirect impact of the pandemic, a diagnosis of COVID 19 is itself associated with a greater risk of subsequent mental illness. Conversely, people with an existing psychiatric diagnosis are at an increased risk of getting COVID-19. Here, we discuss why this is the case.
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