Psychiatr Serv 2021 Jul 29:appips202100151. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore (Murphy, Daumit); Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore (Murphy); Department of Health Policy and Management (McGinty), and Department of Mental Health (McGinty, Daumit), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore.
Objective: The authors evaluated the likelihood of hospital admission, mechanical ventilation, and mortality within 30 days after a COVID-19 diagnosis among persons with or without serious mental illness.
Methods: Adults with and without serious mental illness diagnosed as having COVID-19 in the first year of the pandemic were identified in the TriNetX database, a network of electronic health records from 49 U.S. Read More