Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 24th, 2006
Study 1: Depression in breast cancer patients may not be associated with objective cancer-related factors.
"Women with breast cancer are thought to be vulnerable to depression for reasons associated with impact of diagnosis, treatment, and metabolic/endocrine changes. While the literature shows that most of these women do not become clinically depressed, 15% to 30% report elevated depressive symptoms that may be clinically important," researchers in the United States noted.
W.A. Bardwell and colleagues at the University of California in San...
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