MOSCOW, February 13 - RIA Novosti. Changes in the way of life, stress, loss of loved ones provoke the development of mental illnesses, an increase in the number of which is already noted in the United States, a similar process may be in Russia, Anch Baranov, professor at the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University, told RIA Novosti.
“The need for temporary medication adjustment usually arises after severe shocks, job changes, losses in the family, and the like. "- such as schizophrenia, or manic-depressive syndrome. These are" temporary "difficulties, such as episodes of depression or anxiety, but they still require specialized help" - said Baranova.
She noted that in Russia, most likely, the situation is similar. However, in Russia it is not so customary to treat "temporary" psychological problems with medication, but this does not mean that people find it easier to experience them.
Baranova recalled that, according to American statistics, about 30% of people at least once in their life needed medication to correct their mental state, and 3% of people need it all the time. These are depression, bipolar disorder, etc.
As Baranova explained, anxiety may be associated not only with the coronavirus. Coronavirus is a trigger for the manifestation of anxiety, and a person can worry about the kettle on the stove.