Neurological and psychiatric comorbidity is common in COVID-19 survivors 6 months after diagnosis

Takeaway

  • Many survivors of COVID-19 experience neurological and psychiatric impairment six months after diagnosis.

Why this matters

    This is the most comprehensive estimate of the risk of major neurological and psychiatric conditions in the 6 months following a COVID-19 diagnosis. The strong link between COVID-19 and neurological and psychiatric disorders highlights the need for enhanced neurological follow-up of individuals admitted to intensive care during their illness.