SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Risk of Psychiatric Illness, Sleep Problems, Fatigue

JAMA Network Open


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What The Study Did: Researchers used the health care records of about 12 million patients in the United Kingdom to examine the association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and the subsequent risk of psychiatric illness, fatigue or sleep problems.

Authors: Matthias Pierce, Ph.D., of the University of Manchester in Manchester, United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.



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