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Depression, anxiety exhibited by COVID-19 survivors

A study published in The Lancet medical journal in November last year found that 18 per cent of COVID-19 patients developed some sort of mental health issue, like depression or dementia. Photo: Pexels

(Emerald Bensadoun, David Lao/ Global News) — The list of COVID-19 symptoms has been expanding as scientists learn more about the virus, ranging from feeling feverish to a loss in taste and smell.

According to a new study, neurological symptoms like depression and anxiety are also showing to be common in those who have contracted COVID-19 — even in more mild cases.

The review surveyed 215 studies, comprised of a total of 105,638 COVID-19 patients, between January and July of last year. It was published Thursday in the BMJ Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. (…)

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