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Impact of Covid 19 on Schizophrenia and Bipolar patients

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has affected over more than 48 % world population and has led to deaths of more than 140000 people. It is becoming a major concern for all health systems.

Among the effects of this virus one of the other ways it is affecting ourselves is the mental health of people who have tend to fall in different types of mental health issues such as psychosis, depression , stress anxiety, bipolar etc.
As we know Bipolar disorder is an illness that involves mood swings with at least one episode of mania and may also involve repeated episodes of depression. Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, debilitating mental illness characterized by psychotic symptoms, meaning that one is out of touch with reality.

Due to virus and lock down situation it has made it very difficult to have some outside activities and have also triggered the patients of bipolar and schizophrenia especially which has caused in their relapsing from recovery.

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