Does the COVID-19 pandemic condition the delusional content of patients with psychosis? An observational study.

Publication date: Nov 29, 2023

The primary objective is to analyse the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the triggers of psychopathology and on the delusional content of patients with psychotic symptoms treated during the first three months of the pandemic in a tertiary hospital in Madrid. We conducted a cross-sectional, observational and retrospective study of all patients attending the psychiatric emergency room (ER) between 11th March and 11th June 2020. Sociodemographic and clinical variables were included. The chi-squared test or Fisher’s exact test were performed to compare categorical variables. The level of statistical significance was set at P

Concepts Keywords
Analyse Coronavirus
June COVID-19
Madrid Mental health
March Psicopatología
Psychiatric Psychopathology
Psychotic disorders
Salud mental
Trastornos psicóticos


Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19 pandemic
disease MESH psychosis
disease MESH emergency

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