Coronavirus has a negative effect on the mental health of people who get mildly ill. This was found in a new medical study. The study, conducted in Brazil by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health with colleagues at Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul in Brazil, found that people with Covid-19 were more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Research has shown that people with Covid-19 symptoms may experience more sophisticated symptoms. The study, published in the medical journal Progress n Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, highlighted the risk of mental symptoms.
The researchers said that in most people, the severity of Covid-19 is mild and they have to be isolated at home for a long time. He said, “after defeating Covid-19, patients may experience psychological symptoms that are part of the disease.”
The study took samples from people over the age of 18 living in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and discovered suspicious symptoms of Covid-19. The patients were treated at home under the supervision of medical experts and most of those who tested positive had mild to moderate illness.
“The presence of psychiatric symptoms in these individuals was assessed 2 months later. The study found that the number of people reporting depression 26%, anxiety 22%, and trauma17%.”
Research has shown that people who experience severe severity of Covid-19 have a higher rate of mental symptoms after recovery, with depression, anxiety, and trauma commonly reported by these individuals.
According to researchers, taking care of the mental health of patients can play an important role in preventing mental health problems in them, more research is needed in this regard to know which mental mechanisms are related to Covid-19 and mental health problems.
He said, “Medical institutions need to be prepared for the crisis of mental health in the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic.” Discover the relationship between Blood Groups and specific diseases