More than HALF of Covid survivors experience symptoms six months after recovering from the virus

Researchers from Penn State find more than half of COVID-19 survivors will suffer from some sort of long term symptoms up to six months after recovery. Anxiety and fatigue were among the most common.
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Anxiety and depression symptoms increased in adults last winter as COVID-19 surged in the United States but declined in the spring as COVID activity approached its nadir.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
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From Wall Street to Hollywood, psychedelics are having a cultural moment. For those of us who grew up in the “this is your brain on drugs” era, it’s hard to let go of stigma—and the mental image of an egg sizzling on a hot pan. But as a growing number of states and cities move to decriminalize drugs, and investors flock to an emerging market for psychedelic health care, substances like psilocybin, ketamine and LSD are edging into mainstream culture—and setting the stage for a paradigm shift in modern medicine. Within the next few years, we could see psychedelic therapies prescribed for refract...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Dear Editor,Upon the spread and turning into an epidemic of an infectious disease such as the Covid-19, people become very frightened and worried. Among factors affecting the anxiety related to such outbreaks are patients ’ fears of social reactions and the stigma of being a carrier. Stigma indicates a negative behavior or attitude towards a specific person or condition.
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Curr Psychol. 2021 Oct 8:1-12. doi: 10.1007/s12144-021-02333-y. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTCOVID-19 has disrupted the lives of families across the United States and all over the world. Stress is known to have a negative impact on parent-child feeding interactions; hence, the purpose of this study is to examine how COVID-related parenting stress, which was measured using a newly developed scale, is related to parent mental health, nonresponsive feeding, and children's self-regulation of eating. 119 parents of children ages 2-7 years old filled out questions about COVID-related parenting stress, mental health, nonresponsi...
Source: Current Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Data from the COVIDPregDK Study will enable us to gain valuable knowledge on how the pandemic, the intensified measures from the health authorities and the national lockdown affected pregnant women's mental health and their concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.PMID:34641709 | DOI:10.1177/14034948211048746
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
[VOA] Nairobi -- The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on many people's mental health, especially among vulnerable groups like refugees. In Kenya's urban refugee camps, aid agencies are trying to help people cope with anxiety and depression.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
AbstractWithin the elderly population, psychogeriatric patients may be particularly susceptible to negative mental health effects of the coronavirus crisis. Detailed information about the psychosocial well-being of psychogeriatric patients during the pandemic is still sparse. Here we examined which aspects of subjective experience of the COVID-19 pandemic especially affect levels of depression, anxiety and quality of life in psychogeriatric patients with and without cognitive impairment. A cross-sectional paper survey was conducted during the first German lockdown among patients with a diagnosed psychiatric disorder ( ≥...
Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe data indicate a high prevalence of symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress, and suggest that higher scores of satisfaction with life, psychological well-being dimensions and adaptive copings may present protective effects in undergraduates during a pandemic crisis.
Source: PLoS One - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global public health emergency that has caused worldwide concern. The mental health of medical students under the COVID-19 epidemic has attracted much attenti...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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