COVID-19 has caused widespread health conditions, psychological and social distress among people and there is evidence that shows profound neuropsychiatric complications during acute and post-recovery phases of the infection. Cognitive impairment occurring after COVID-19 infection can be explained by various mechanisms, including persistent systemic inflammation, direct viral invasion, alteration in the blood-brain barrier, and cerebrovascular endothelial injury.There are few studies that have explored the impact of COVID-19 on pre-existing psychiatric conditions. This case report highlights the temporal association of cognitive impairment with COVID-19 and the need for cognitive assessment and management in post-COVID-19 patients with pre-existing psychiatric conditions.
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Dutta, Nilanjana; Gupta, Raghav; and MBBS, MD, Dr. M Kishor
"Post COVID-19 Cognitive Impairment in a Patient with Bipolar Disorder,"
Digital Journal of Clinical Medicine: Vol. 4:
2, Article 5.
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