Health Watch Home
Health Care Value
Transparency Costs
Transparency Quallity
Health Care Competition
Freedom of Information
  Report an Incident
  Join Health Watch
 Search Health Watch
Subscribe to Health Watch USA's Newsletter

To contact Health Watch USA please  use the following E-Mail Address

Content in this website may be linked to, as long as the linking webpage and passage has a known and clearly stated author.


COVID-19 and Traffic Accidents: Is a COVID-19 Personality Disorder Caused by Viral Damage to the Prefrontal Cortex?

View OpEd:  

1. Major Cities Chiefs Association. Violent Crime Survey - National Totals. Jan. 1 to June 30, 2022.
2. Schemmel A. Study mocked for linking COVID vaccine hesitancy to traffic accidents. Fox Illinois. Dec. 14, 2022.
3. Redelmeier DA, Wang J, Thiruchelvam D. The American Journal of Medicine. Dec. 2, 2022.
4. Sutin AR, Stephan Y, Luchetti M, et al. Differential personality change earlier and later in the coronavirus pandemic in a longitudinal sample of adults in the United States. PLOS ONE. Sept. 28, 2022.
5. Milojev P, Osborne D, Sibley CG, et al. Personality Resilience Following a Natural Disaster. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Apr. 11, 2014.
6. Damian RI, Serrano S, Hill PL. Hurricane exposure and personality development. Personality. Feb. 7, 2020.
7. Barrash J, Bruss J, Anderson SW, et al. Lesions in different prefrontal sectors are associated with different types of acquired personality disturbances. Cortex. Feb. 2022.
8. Miller EK. The prefrontal cortex and cognitive control. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 2000 Oct;1(1):59-65. doi: 10.1038/35036228.
9. Blair RJR. The roles of orbital frontal cortex in the modulation of antisocial behavior. Brain Cogn
. 2004 Jun;55(1):198-208. doi: 10.1016/S0278-2626(03)00276-8.
10. Stein SR, Ramelli SC, Grazoli A, et al. SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence in the human body and brain at autopsy. Nature. Dec. 14, 2022.
11. Douaud G, Lee S, Alfaro-Almagro F, et al. SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank. Nature. Mar. 7, 2022.
12. Najafloo R, Majidi J, Asghari A, et al. Mechanism of Anosmia Caused by Symptoms of COVID-19 and Emerging Treatments. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2021 Oct 20; 12(20): 3795–3805. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00477
13. Crunfli F, Carregari VC, Veras FP, et al. Morphological, cellular, and molecular basis of brain infection in COVID-19 patients. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Aug. 11, 2022. oi: 10.1073/pnas.2200960119
14. Toledo K. Study reveals main target of SARS-CoV-2 in brain and describes effects of virus on nervous system. Medical Xpress. Oct. 1, 2022.
15. Hampshire A, Chatfield DA, MPhil AM, et al. Multivariate profile and acute-phase correlates of cognitive deficits in a COVID-19 hospitalised cohort. eClinicalMedicine. May 1, 2022.
16. Bowe, B., Xie, Y. & Al-Aly, Z. Acute and postacute sequelae associated with SARS-CoV-2 reinfection. Nat Med 28, 2398–2405 (2022).
17. Johnson A. Can politics kill you? Research says the answer increasingly is yes. The Washington Post. Dec. 16, 2022.
18. Krieger N, Testa C, DChen JT, et al. Relationship of political ideology of US federal and state elected officials and key COVID pandemic outcomes following vaccine rollout to adults: April 2021–March 2022. The Lancet Regional Health - Americas. Dec. 2022.
19. Sehgal NJ, Yue D, Pope E, et al. The Association Between COVID-19 Mortality And The County-Level Partisan Divide In The United States. Health Affairs. Jun. 2022.
20. Wallace J, Goldsmith-Pinkham P, Schwartz PL. Excess Death Rates for Republicans and Democrats During the COVID-19 Pandemic. National Bureau of Economic Research. Sept. 2022. doi: 10.3386/w30512
21. Beauchamp Z. The bizarre far-right coup attempt in Germany, explained by an expert. Vox. Dec. 9, 2022.
Related Articles:

1. Is the Frontal Lobe the Primary Target of SARS-CoV-2? J Alzheimers Dis. 2021;81(1):75-81. doi: 10.3233/JAD-210008.
2. Woolf SH. The Growing Influence of State Governments on Population Health in the United States JAMA. 2022;327(14):1331-1332. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.3785 

All information contained on this website is the express opinion of Health Watch USA. lth Watch USA, inc. is a non-profit 501C3 organization based in Kentuckypan>