Can Long-Covid be Cured with the Mind: Expert Patient or Nutty Professor?

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Release date: 8/6/2021

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I am a research fellow working from the University of Manchester Centre for Primary Care. A major focus of my work is on medically unexplained symptoms and illness. I promote evidence-based medicine and psychology, so like a detective, I spend a lot of my time discerning ‘good’ and ‘bad’ data and science, particularly in the field of health psychology. I am currently researching ‘Long-Covid’, the name giving to a syndrome of lingering symptoms post-Covid infection. The Office of National Statistics recently reported an alarming figure that 1.1 million people in the UK may be experiencing Long-Covid, with symptoms lasting anything from a few weeks to a year or more.

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TitleCan Long-Covid be Cured with the Mind
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date8/06/21
DescriptionI am a research fellow working from the University of Manchester Centre for Primary Care. A major focus of my work is on medically unexplained symptoms and illness. I promote evidence-based medicine and psychology, so like a detective, I spend a lot of my time discerning ‘good’ and ‘bad’ data and science, particularly in the field of health psychology. I am currently researching ‘Long-Covid’, the name giving to a syndrome of lingering symptoms post-Covid infection. The Office of National Statistics recently reported an alarming figure that 1.1 million people in the UK may be experiencing Long-Covid, with symptoms lasting anything from a few weeks to a year or more.
URLhttps://davidfmarks.com/2021/06/06/can-long-covid-be-cured-with-the-mind-expert-patient-or-nutty-professor/
PersonsKeith Geraghty