"The prevalence of depression in patients who have recently recovered from coronavirus infection reaches more than 29% of cases," TASS quoted Petrova as saying at the All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference on Psychiatry in Kirov.

She noted that those who have suffered a severe illness have a syndrome of consequences of intensive care.

According to her, mental disorders are manifested in anxiety, depressive disorders with significant somatogenic asthenia.

On December 14, 2020, a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, head of the department for the treatment of borderline mental disorders and psychotherapy at the Bekhterev National Medical Research Center, Tatyana Karavaeva, said that experts have long noted several directions of changes in the mental state of people who have had coronavirus infection.