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Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2002 Jun;16(3):671-700.

Affective disorders in advanced cancer.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1242 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA.

Abstract

Depression is a common complication of advanced cancer. Methods of accurate assessment and recognition are available. Risk factors for the development of depression have been identified. Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for depression are often effective even in patients with advanced cancer.

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