COVID-19 Impact

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Journal Article

The psychological and mental impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on medical staff and general public - a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Luo M, Guo L, Yu M, et al. Psychiatry Res. 2020;291:113190.
This meta-analysis of the psychological and mental impacts of COVID-19 among healthcare workers, patients at increased risk for the virus, and the general public found that anxiety and depression among all individuals was common. For example, over half of patients with pre-existing conditions and COVID-19 infection reported anxiety or depression.