COVID-19 Pandemic-Induced Late-Onset Psychotic Depression With Catatonia

Alexandra Lynch, Tarun Bastiampillai

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There is concern about the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on mental health outcomes.1,2 Self-isolation measures, while important in curbing the spread and impact of COVID-19, are likely to increase rates of anxiety and depression.3–5 We present a case of COVID-19–related anxiety leading to a late-onset psychotic and catatonic depression.

Original languageEnglish
Article number20l02827
Number of pages5
JournalThe Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2021


  • Anxiety
  • Catatonia
  • COVID-19
  • Depression (MDD)


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