Application of behavioral activation treatment for depression in cancer patients

@inproceedings{Taheri2010ApplicationOB,
  title={Application of behavioral activation treatment for depression in cancer patients},
  author={Elham Taheri and Mahdi Amiri},
  year={2010}
}
Objectives: Major depression and anxiety disorders are common psychiatric disorders among cancer patients and are associated with psychosocial impairment and decreased quality of life. Depressed and anxious cancer patients could also be prone to some what more rapid progression of cancer symptoms, increased mortality, more metastasis and pain, and increased medical utilization. Although some researched have explored psychological interventions with cancer patients, outcome studies investigating… CONTINUE READING