Schizophrenia and COVID-19: Impact and management

Schizophrenia and COVID-19: Impact and management

The COVID-19 pandemic may place additional strain on those with schizophrenia and other forms of mental illness. It may exacerbate symptoms and make coping with schizophrenia more challenging.

Schizophrenia does not directly increase a person’s chances of contracting COVID-19.

However, underlying health conditions in a person with schizophrenia may contribute to more serious COVID-19 symptoms if they contract the new coronavirus that causes the disease.

Full article at Medical News Today

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