After a Hospital Stay for Covid, Patients May Face Months of Rehabilitation

Many patients who were critically ill with Covid-19 face arduous recoveries, often requiring extensive physical rehabilitation.
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Yale Medicine and Yale School of Public Health experts discuss what we know (and don ’t) about the emerging omicron coronavirus variant.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2021 Nov;69(3):305-310. doi: 10.3164/jcbn.21-31. Epub 2021 Jun 4.ABSTRACTThe spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to drastic changes in people's lifestyles, including teleworking and restrictions on socializing. In the context of observing social distancing for preventing infection, the need to maintain fitness and health has attracted particular attention. We aimed to determine the relationship between the increase in the number of active users of online diet management applications and COVID-19 infection rates in Japan. A total of 1.5 million rows of log data was analyzed. The active...
Source: Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Among 26,174 surveyed state, tribal, local, and territorial public health workers, 53% reported symptoms of at least one mental health condition in the past 2 weeks. Symptoms were more prevalent among those who were unable to take time off from work or who felt bullied, threatened, or harassed because of work.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] Depression Mental Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Suicide COVID-19 Source Type: news
Among 26,174 surveyed state, tribal, local, and territorial public health workers, 53% reported symptoms of at least one mental health condition in the past 2 weeks. Symptoms were more prevalent among those who were unable to take time off from work or who felt bullied, threatened, or harassed because of work.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Bullying Coronavirus [CoV] Depression Mental Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Stress Coping COVID-19 Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: The self-reported physical and mental health of participants with BPD demonstrated resilience, suggesting that the capacity to maintain treatment via telehealth helped to mitigate many of the adverse aspects of social restrictions. This study was conducted during the first wave of social restrictions; subsequent studies will reveal longer-term effects of extended community lockdowns.PMID:34854337 | DOI:10.1177/10398562211057078
Source: Australasian Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
This study aimed to test the series mediation model triggered by childhood trauma, in which perceived psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic and sleep quality mediated the path sequentially and led to adverse mental health outcomes.Methods: A cross-sectional design involving 817 participants were enrolled via WeChat online survey. Participants completed questionnaires, including demographic features, the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R) questionnaire, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaire, and Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS-21). Pearson correlations and hie...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The available data regarding the effects of web-based exercise interventions on depression and/or anxiety symptoms is scarce, the risk of bias is high, and the quality of the cumulative results is low. Currently, no clear recommendations can be provided.REGISTRATION NUMBER: PROSPERO CRD42021225938.PMID:34852034 | DOI:10.1590/1516-4446-2021-2026
Source: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
This study validated Polish versions of the Coronavirus Stress Measure (CSM) and the COVID-19 Burnout Scale (COVID-19-BS) to measure stress and burnout associated with COVID-19. Participants were 431 Polish young adults (72.6% female; Meanage = 26.61 ± 12.63). Confirmatory factor analysis verified a one-factor solution for both the CSM and the COVID-19-BS. Both scales had high internal consistency reliability. Coronavirus stress and COVID-19 burnout were positively related to depression, anxiety, and stress and negatively related to resilience. The coronavirus stress and COVID-19 burnout were correlated with elevate...
Source: Current Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The available data regarding the effects of web-based exercise interventions on depression and/or anxiety symptoms is scarce, the risk of bias is high, and the quality of the cumulative results is low. Currently, no clear recommendations can be provided.REGISTRATION NUMBER: PROSPERO CRD42021225938.PMID:34852034 | DOI:10.1590/1516-4446-2021-2026
Source: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: These results suggest that there is a need for continued interest in the mental health of the general population even after the initial period of coronavirus disease. Additionally, this study may be helpful when considering the resilience or risk factors of mental health in a prolonged disaster situation.PMID:34845878 | DOI:10.3346/jkms.2021.36.e322
Source: J Korean Med Sci - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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