Can Covid change your personality?

When you ask people what experiences have shaped them, they commonly mention being bullied at school or an unkind offhanded remark a parent or teacher made. In my experience, people are much less likely to mention an infection or physical injury as part of their narrative.

I just recovered from Covid19. And I feel different.

In January I contracted a very mild case of Covid. I only really felt sick for 3 days but I slept for 14 hours a day for almost two weeks after my fever subsided. Luckily, I was exposed only hours before a planned isolation of several weeks.

Getting Covid has reminded me of how much disease can change a person.

Read below to learn more about how disease alters a personality and check out this interview I did on Modern Wisdom on Covid19 and personality.

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