How COVID-19 Affects the Brain
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 9, September 2020
Paul Riordan, MD.
Assistant Consulting Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University.
Dr. Riordan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Pandemics create a long list of psychosocial stressors, but COVID-19 also has direct effects on the CNS. Neuropsychiatric syndromes can develop after the respiratory illness resolves. Paul Riordan reviews the cardinal symptoms to look for after a COVID infection.