A case report of manic episode following SARS-CoV-2 infection


  • Mithun Devasia Junior Resident, Dept of Psychiatry, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Anil Prabhakaran Professor & HOD, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical college, Thiruvananthapuram
  • S Rithwik Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical college, Thiruvananthapuram




: COVID-19, manic episode, SARS CoV-2, EEG


The novel coronavirus infection has been associated with various neuropsychiatric sequelae, including manic episodes, but only a few cases have been described in the literature. Here we present a case of a manic episode in an individual following COVID-19 infection, probably linked to the virus. This case report highlights the need to identify and assess various neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19 and the need for further research on its manifestations, biological mechanisms, and long-term sequelae.


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How to Cite

Devasia, M., Prabhakaran, A., & Rithwik, S. (2021). A case report of manic episode following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 34(1), 72–74. https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.34.1.2021.264



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