Today Dec 01, 2021

Depression in Patients with Cancer

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Philip R. Muskin MD, MA, DLFAPA
Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Senior Consultant in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Chronic medical illnesses such as cancer are characterized by a notably increased prevalence of depression. Furthermore, several challenges may arise in managing the depression in these patients, given their anti-cancer regimens. Here, we present a short learning module that will help clinicians better recognize and diagnose patients with cancer who may also have depression, as well as develop treatment plans tailored to their concomitant anti-cancer regimens.

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