July 27, 2022

By Rob Waters

Good morning, readers. MindSite News Daily is taking the week off – but we have some terrific new stories to share with you this week, starting today with a revealing look at the experiences many long COVID patients have had with mental health complications. As Betsy Ladyzhets reports, many have felt ignored by the health care and research systems – and have joined together to accelerate research and provide each other with mutual support.

We’ll be back tomorrow with another MindSite News Original, and next week MindSite News Daily will resume.


MINDSITE NEWS ORIGINALS


Covid Long-Haulers Band Together for Research, Support

Many long COVID patients have struggled with mental illness – and felt their symptoms and needs dismissed. As a result, some “long-haulers” have become advocates and researchers, forming collaboratives to gather data and hunt for treatments. They’ve been joined by sympathetic specialists known as long COVID clinicians, who have set up medical centers dedicated to recovery.

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Reading Between the Lines: A Literary Mystery about Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was lauded for her genius as a poet, but danger was lurking. This novel examines her profound legacy.

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Rob Waters

Rob Waters, the founding editor of MindSite News, is an award-winning health and mental health journalist and contributing writer to Health Affairs. Waters has worked as a staff reporter or editor at Bloomberg...