Educational Interventions

The major goal of educational strategies is to reduce cancer patients' distress and improve their sense of control that may be engendered by lack of knowledge and feelings of uncertainty. The topics covered include technical aspects of the disease and its treatment, potential side effects, navigating the medical system, and the physician-patient relationship. Research suggests that providing such information can lead to beneficial effects, such as decreases in depression and anxiety.23

Anxiety and Depression 101

Anxiety and Depression 101

Everything you ever wanted to know about. We have been discussing depression and anxiety and how different information that is out on the market only seems to target one particular cure for these two common conditions that seem to walk hand in hand.

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