Coronavirus: Survivors 'at risk of PTSD'

Leading doctors call for regular check ups of those who have been treated in hospital.
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Like a meteor hitting the earth's surface, 41,698* unexpected deaths have shaken, disturbed and saddened the core of our Nation. This reflection considers the consequences of the Coronavirus crisis on the UK with particular reference to the impact on famil...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Household isolation measures to reduce coronavirus transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in increased risk of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). DVA physical injury most frequently involves the face. Dentists, dental care professionals, o...
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Paranoid hallucinations plague many coronavirus patients in I.C.U.s, an experience that can slow recovery and increase risk of depression and cognitive issues.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: your-feed-science Delirium Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Sedatives Hallucinations Paranoia Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Source Type: news
AbstractWe hypothesized that patients with rheumatic diseases (RD) would have increased psychological distress during the COVID-19 outbreak; therefore, assessed their psychological symptoms and changes in their routine. A web-based questionnaire survey was conducted in a cross-sectional design in three groups of participants: (1.) patients with RD, (2.) hospital workers, and (3.) high-school teachers/academic staff. Psychiatric status was evaluated using Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and Impact of Event Scale-Revised scale. Overall response rate was 34.7%. We studied 771 patients with RD, 535 hospital workers, and ...
Source: Rheumatology International - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Never before have we experienced social isolation on such a massive scale as we have in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, we know that the social environment has a dramatic impact on our sense of life satisfaction and well-being. In...
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Some health officials have forecast a steep rise in new mental health disorders. But the impact isn ’t likely to last.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Mental Health and Disorders Emotions Disasters and Emergencies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Depression (Mental) Loneliness Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Antidepressant Source Type: news
This report warns that children are developing serious mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress, because of the coronavirus pandemic and that disadvantage is leaving children extremely vulnerable during the crisis.
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Some health officials have forecast a steep rise in new mental health disorders. Others say the impact isn ’t likely to last.
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A report from the Childhood Trust warns of a mental health crisis among disadvantaged children.
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IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 4477: Using Mind–Body Modalities via Telemedicine during the COVID-19 Crisis: Cases in the Republic of Korea International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17124477 Authors: Chan-Young Kwon Hui-Yong Kwak Jong Woo Kim The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic affected the world, and its deleterious effects on human domestic life, society, economics, and especially on human mental health are expected to continue. Mental health experts highlighted health issues this pandemic may cause, such as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disord...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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