There is evidence that people with mental health disorders tend to have poor outcomes when they have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). A preliminary meta-analysis showed that people with mental health disorders were at higher risk of dying from COVID-19, but the meta-analysis had methodological issues.
An international team of researchers conducted a systematic review to determine if people with mental illness were at increased risk of dying from COVID-19 compared to people without mental illness.
To learn about their findings, read this EENet Research Snapshot. Research Snapshots are brief, clear language summaries of research articles, presented in a user-friendly format.