A patient’s confession: Covid-19 its effect on mental health

Measures of protection, wearing masks, isolation and social distance from friends and relatives have all changed people and their way of life. The pandemic has caused loneliness and frustration that have greatly affected our mental health. The fear of the virus, the increase of mental problems in the risk groups, but also the consequences caused by Covid-19 indicate that the health systems in the coming period should focus on strengthening the psychiatric activity.

In the 21st edition of the news magazine 25 minutes, Biljana Sekulovska talked to a patient who had contracted the coronavirus and as a result, she suffered consequences on her mental health.