The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected the physical health of millions of Americans but it’s also taken a toll on the country’s mental health.
In a recent study from Intermountain Healthcare, researchers found that depression remained common during the pandemic and worsened for some patients.
This led to increased visits to the emergency department for the treatment of anxiety and chest pain.
They found that nearly 40% of patients studied reported new or continuing symptoms of depression during the first year of the pandemic.
This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about 5 early signs of depression you need to know.
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