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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009 Sep;70(9):514-7.

'I'm sorry but you've got cancer': the role of psycho-oncology.

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General Adult Psychiatry, Queen Elizabeth Psychiatric Hospital, Birmingham.

Abstract

Patients struggling with cancer undergo significant psychological distress and have high rates of psychiatric morbidity. This article considers the psychological journey of a cancer patient. It looks at both the short-term and the long-term impact of cancer on the psychological health of patients.

PMID:
19749641
DOI:
10.12968/hmed.2009.70.9.43868
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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