Journal article

Mental health outcomes of coronavirus infection survivors: A rapid meta-analysis

Dong Liu, Roy F Baumeister, Yong Zhou

JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The current COVID pandemic is happening while the long-term effects of coronavirus infection remain poorly understood. The present article meta-analyzed mental health outcomes (anxiety, depression, etc.) from a previous coronavirus outbreak in China (2002). METHOD: CNKI, Wanfang, PubMed/Medline, Scopus, Web of Science, Baidu Scholar, and Google Scholar were searched up to early June 2020 for articles in English or Chinese reporting mental illness symptoms of SARS patients. Main outcome measures include SCL-90, SAS, SDS, and IES-R scales. 29 papers met the inclusion criteria. The longest follow-up time included in the analysis was 46 months. FINDINGS: The systematic meta-analysis ..

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Grants

Awarded by fund for building world-class universities (disciplines) of Renmin University of China


Awarded by Journalism Research Center, Renmin University of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This study is supported by fund for building world-class universities (disciplines) of Renmin University of China. Project No. KYGJA2020001 and the project of Journalism Research Center, Renmin University of China (RMXW2018A005).