Study: Stress, Depression, and Anxiety Increase the Risk of Long-Term Covid

September 13, 2022

According to a new study, those who experienced stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression, or worry about COVID-19 before contracting the disease were more likely to have long-term symptoms of their condition. The study’s lead author, Dr. Siwen Wang, MD, a research fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, stated, “We were startled by how strongly psychological distress before COVID infection was connected with a higher risk of protracted…