Ocean Journal of Neurology | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Impact of COVID-19 on the Clinical Picture and Therapy of Phobic Anxiety Disorders

Nadir A. Aliyev*

1Department of Psychiatry and Drug Addiction, Azerbaijan State Advanced Training Institute, Baku, Azerbaijan

2Azerbaijan Medical University, department of psychiatry Baku, Azerbaijan

*Correspondence to: Nadir A. Aliyev 

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Objective: The purpose of this study was a study of the contingent of Phobic Anxiety Disorders who suffered from COVID-19 phobia- nosophobia. 

Materials and Methods: We study 100 patients (80 men 20 women)  COVID-19 phobia impact on the clinical picture and therapy of the illness. The investigation ware carried out in psychiatric at the Mental Health Center of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Results: Outpatients found fear of contracting COVID-19. It was conditionally possible to divide the pain into 3 subgroups: 1) patients repeatedly went to the center for the diagnosis of COVID-19; 2) the second subgroup of patients themselves did not leave the house, being afraid of contracting COVID-19, and finally 3) the third subgroup of patients, just as they themselves did not leave the apartment, were not allowed to leave the apartment by another family member.   It should be noted that neither the patient himself nor his family members suffered from COVID-19. 

Conclusion: Outpatients found fear of contracting COVD-19 phobia.  Conducted therapy clomipramine, buspirone and Cortexin 10 mg intramuscularly (for 10 days). Therapy with the first two drugs will last an average of 3-4 months. After treatment, all symptoms disappeared.


COVD-19; Phobia; Nosophobia: Therapy


NadirA.Aliyev, Zafar N. Aliye. Impact of COVID-19 on the clinical picture and therapy of Phobic Anxiety Disorders. Oce Jour of Neuro. 2022;1(1):1-6