One in three experience brain or mind disorders after COVID-19: study

Anxiety and depression are the most common sequelae, large study shows

One third of people who have COVID-19 are diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric disorder within six months, investigators report.

Coronavirus wrecking ball hitting a person's head

Their findings should spur "urgent research" to understand the mechanisms, they say. 

The UK-led researchers analysed health records of 236,379 patients with COVID-19, largely from the US.

Most of the 14 brain disorders examined were significantly more common in these patients than in comparison groups of