Psychosocial Interventions for Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients: Achievements and Challenges

@article{Jacobsen2008PsychosocialIF,
  title={Psychosocial Interventions for Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients: Achievements and Challenges},
  author={Paul B Jacobsen and Heather S. L. Jim},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2008},
  volume={58}
}
  • P. Jacobsen, H. Jim
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Psychosocial care is increasingly recognized as an essential component of the comprehensive care of the individual with cancer. Improving patients' access to psychosocial care is important; however, ensuring that the care made available has been shown to be effective is just as important. Accordingly, the goal of this review is to describe an evidence‐based approach to the psychosocial care of adults with cancer. The focus is on anxiety and depression because a considerable body of research has… 

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