Some Covid-19 survivors suffer psychiatric disorders, Italian study says

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MILAN, Aug 4 — Covid-19 survivors suffer higher rates of psychiatric disorders including post-traumatic stress (PTSD), anxiety, insomnia and depression, according to a study conducted by San Raffaele hospital in Milan yesterday. The survey showed that more than half of the 402 patients monitored...
Covid-19 survivors suffer higher rates of psychiatric disorders according to a study conducted by San Raffaele hospital in Milan. — IStock.com pic via AFP

MILAN, Aug 4 — Covid-19 survivors suffer higher rates of psychiatric disorders including post-traumatic stress (PTSD), anxiety, insomnia and depression, according to a study conducted by San Raffaele hospital in Milan yesterday.

The survey showed that more than half of the 402 patients monitored after being treated for the virus experienced at least one of these disorders in proportion to the severity of the inflammation during the disease.

The patients — 265 men and 137 women — were examined at a one-month follow-up after hospital treatment.

"It was immediately…
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