Introduction

The focus of this chapter is on the presence of depression in cancer survivors. We will not focus on the related issues of anxiety (including posttraumatic stress disorders), or the broader concept of distress. We will also try to restrict our discussion to the occurrence of depression as a unitary construct, although we are fully aware that depression commonly co-occurs with pain and fatigue, as well as the aforementioned psychiatric conditions. The definition of depression that we will use will be outlined in the pages that follow, but to the extent possible, whenever researchers have not used clinical interviews to determine depression, this will be noted.

How To Win Your War Against Anxiety Disorders

How To Win Your War Against Anxiety Disorders

Tips And Tricks For Relieving Anxiety... Fast Everyone feels anxious sometimes. Whether work is getting to us or we're simply having hard time managing all that we have to do, we can feel overwhelmed and worried that we might not be able to manage it all. When these feelings hit, we don't have to suffer. By taking some simple steps, you can begin to create a calmer attitude, one that not only helps you feel better, but one that allows you the chance to make better decisions about what you need to do next.

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