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Depression & Cancer

Coping with Depression in Patients with Cancer
Depression & CancerMental Health
Depression may have far-reaching consequences on the well-being of patients diagnosed with cancer, such as delayed treatment, longer hospital stays, and increased symptoms, and should therefore be treated properly.
Twists and Turns Down Memory Lane
Pediatric CancerDepression & Cancer
Cain Schmitz was diagnosed with leukemia when he was young; in this article he tries to recall painful details from that time, which adds to his anxiety and PTSD. This heartfelt article chronicles the emotional landscape of persevering through cancer.
Using Visualization to Cope with Cancer
Stress ManagementDepression & CancerComplementary Therapies
Imagination is a concept not often heard in the medical world, but using imagination and visualization may help patients with cancer cope with the psychological strain of cancer, as Petra Sprik and Kari Dawson show.
Dealing with Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD Associated with a Cancer Diagnosis
Depression & CancerMental Health
Less than half of patients with cancer who have mental disorders or emotional distress are referred for appropriate care. This article tackles head-on how to deal with these issues as a patient.
The Slippery Slope of Survivorship: Maintaining Mental Health
Depression & CancerMental HealthSurvivorship
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Dan Dean tackles the stigmas and difficulties associated with mental health diagnoses and therapies.
Many Cancer Survivors Are Not Receiving Treatment for Their Depression
Depression & CancerMental Health
Depression among cancer survivors is associated with an increased risk for suicide, poor quality of life, increased mortality risk, delayed return to work, and more frequent use of healthcare resources, which increases their medical costs.

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