Distress, psychiatric syndromes, and impairment of function in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Affective Symptoms
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic

abstract

  • Emotional distress and psychiatric syndromes (major depression and PTSD) were prevalent in this population. Markedly impaired function was evident for both depressed and PTSD patients. Future research should refine current screening procedures and develop interventions to better address emotional distress and psychiatric disorders in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

publication date

  • December 15, 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.22335

PubMed ID

  • 17103381

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2924

end page

  • 31

volume

  • 107

number

  • 12