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Name of Media:

Some Covid-19 hospital patients ‘suffer PTSD’ – what are the key signs?


Bromsgrove Editorial

Publisher or Source:

Bromsgrove Standard

Type of Media:

Newspaper Article

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

COVID-19 Related:



Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that the NHS says is caused by “very stressful, frightening or distressing events”, and new research suggests Covid-19 patients admitted to hospital can suffer from it, particularly if they require a ventilator.
The research, published in the journal BJPsych Open from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, looked at 13,049 survivors in the UK who had suspected or confirmed Covid-19.

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