"Brain Fog" as a symptom of the "Long-Covid" syndrome, its impact on the mental health of those affected by Covid-19 and its treatment

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Unit:
Κατεύθυνση Διεθνής Ιατρική-Διαχείριση Κρίσεων Υγείας
Library of the School of Health Sciences
Deposit date:
2022-10-07
Year:
2022
Author:
Bilali Anna
Supervisors info:
Εμμανουήλ Πικουλής, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Ιωάννης Καραβοκυρός, Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Σωτήριος Γεωργόπουλος, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Original Title:
Το “BrainFog” ως σύμπτωμα του συνδρόμου “Long-Covid”, ο αντίκτυπός του στη ψυχική υγεία όσων νόσησαν από Covid-19 και η αντιμετώπισή του
Languages:
Greek
Translated title:
"Brain Fog" as a symptom of the "Long-Covid" syndrome, its impact on the mental health of those affected by Covid-19 and its treatment
Summary:
Introduction: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people's lives is dramatic. The relationship between Brain Fog and Long-Covid, the consequences on the mental health of patients and its treatment are the objective of this systematic review.Methodology: An electronic search was carried out between June 2022 and July 2022. Databases searched included PubMed, Jama and The Lancet. Regarding the review, data collection included English papers with abstracts, bibliography and keywords.Results: A total of 10 scientific studies were selected. 3 randomized controlled trials, 1 observational cross-sectional study, 2 study surveys, 1 study analysis, 1 combination study, 1 quantitative study and 1 retrospective case-control study. The PRISMA review protocol was applied.
Discussion and Results: The findings indicate the importance of holistic approach and treatment of Post-Covid Brain Fog. However, more scientific studies are needed on the effectiveness of treatment approaches.
Main subject category:
Health Sciences
Keywords:
Brain Fog, Long-COVID, Mental health, Patients
Index:
No
Number of index pages:
0
Contains images:
Yes
Number of references:
53
Number of pages:
52
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