Factors associated with psychosis among patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome: a case-control study.

@article{Lee2004FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with psychosis among patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome: a case-control study.},
  author={Dominic T. S. Lee and Yun Kwok Wing and Henry Chi Ming Leung and Joseph J. Y. Sung and Yin Kwok Ng and Geo Chi-Ngo Yiu and Ronald Yuk-Lun Chen and Helen F K Chiu},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={1247-9}
}
We observed that a number of patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) developed affective psychosis during the acute phase of their illness. We reviewed all SARS-related psychiatric consultations in Hong Kong and investigated the risk factors for psychosis among patients with SARS in a matched case-control study. Patients with SARS-related… CONTINUE READING