Psychiatric Aspects of Gynecologic Cancers

By Charles Meusburger
Large epidemiological studies show that depression was associated with twice the risk of death from cancer until 17 years after the diagnosis. However, other prospectusestive large cohort studies found no effect on depressive symptoms in cancer risk. In breast cancer as protypical example, 50% of patients with severe anxiety, depression and other psychiatric symptoms / diseases in the course of their disease. Studies have also shown that certain patients Psychiat RIC / psychological response to a diagnosis and course of cancer is influenced by many factors. Cancer itself can cause many symptoms associated with depression, eg fatigue, weight loss, poor appetite, low energy, insomnia and other vegetative symptoms of depression. The most serious problem associated with psychiatric and other gyn cancers is suicide. In short, gyn cancers present with a range of physical and psychological symptoms in the various stages of the disease, ie, the initial diagnosis, treatment, survival and recurrence. Where possible, psychiatric treatment to be where they receive their oncology services. Pain, other physical discomforts, severe mood or anxiety symp toms are treated  macologically pharmaceuticals. Survivors experience chronic fear of recurrence, sexual dysfunction and identity disrup tion. A. The course of the treatment of cancer gyn is very physically demanding and mentally. Treatment (s) are available, but must be expert in mental health professionals in oncology experience. The results for the gyn cancer is much improved when psychiatric issues are addressed Simuldig.

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