Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use in patients with advanced cancer: A report from the coping with cancer study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Health Services
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Advanced cancer patients experience major psychiatric disorders at a prevalence similar to the general population, but affected individuals have a low rate of utilizing mental health services. Oncology providers can enhance utilization of mental health services, and potentially improve clinical outcomes, by discussing mental health concerns with their patients.

publication date

  • December 15, 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1459283

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.21532

PubMed ID

  • 16284994

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2872

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 104

number

  • 12