Sumary of A third of coronavirus survivors suffer neurological or mental disorders: Study:
- Post-COVID cases of stroke, dementia and other neurological disorders were rarer, the researchers said, but were still significant, especially in those who had severe COVID-19..
- The study was not able to determine the biological or psychological mechanisms involved, he said, but urgent research is needed to identify these “with a view to preventing or treating them”..
- Health experts are increasingly concerned by evidence of higher risks of brain and mental health disorders among COVID-19 survivors..
- The new findings, published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal, analysed health records of 236,379 COVID-19 patients, mostly from the United States, and found 34% had been diagnosed with neurological or psychiatric illnesses within six months…