Do Anxiety and Depression Levels Affect the Inflammation Response in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19

Kahve A. C., Kaya H., OKUYUCU M., Goka E., BARUN S., Hacimusalar Y.

PSYCHIATRY INVESTIGATION, vol.18, no.6, pp.505-512, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.30773/pi.2021.0029
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.505-512
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The whole world is still struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Inflammation response, thought to be associated with severe illness and death, is an important research topic in COVID-19. Inflammation is also an essential condition explored in psychiatric illnesses. Our knowledge about the relationship between the inflammation response and psychiatric comorbidities in patients with COVID-19 is very limited. In this study, the relationship between anxiety and depression levels and inflammation response of patients with COVID-19 hospitalized in the hospital was examined.