J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2021 Jul 19:appineuropsych20110277. Epub 2021 Jul 19.
Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece (T. A. Manolis); Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, United Kingdom (Apostolopoulos); Patras University School of Medicine, Patras, Greece (A. A. Manolis); Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece (Melita); and Athens University School of Medicine, Greece (A. S. Manolis).
As a potentially life-threatening disease with no definitive treatment and without fully implemented population-wide vaccination, COVID-19 has created unprecedented turmoil in socioeconomic life worldwide. In addition to physical signs from the respiratory and many other systems, the SARS-CoV-2 virus produces a broad range of neurological and neuropsychiatric problems, including olfactory and gustatory impairments, encephalopathy and delirium, stroke and neuromuscular complications, stress reactions, and psychoses. Moreover, the psychosocial impact of the pandemic and its indirect effects on neuropsychiatric health in noninfected individuals in the general public and among health care workers are similarly far-ranging. Read More