J Affect Disord 2021 Oct 23. Epub 2021 Oct 23.
School of Medicine, IMPACT-the Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation, Deakin University, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia.; Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.; Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.. Electronic address:
Background: COVID-19 is associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms including increased depressive, anxiety and chronic fatigue-syndrome (CFS)-like and physiosomatic symptoms.
Aims: To delineate the associations between affective and CFS-like symptoms in COVID-19 and chest computed tomography scan anomalies (CCTAs), oxygen saturation (SpO), interleukin (IL)-6, IL-10, C-Reactive Protein (CRP), albumin, calcium, magnesium, soluble angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE2) and soluble advanced glycation products (sRAGEs).
Method: The above biomarkers were assessed in 60 COVID-19 patients and 30 heathy controls who had measurements of the Hamilton Depression (HDRS) and Anxiety (HAM-A) and the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue (FF) Rating Scales. Read More