Twelve-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Cancer Patients.

  title={Twelve-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Cancer Patients.},
  author={Susanne Kuhnt and Elmar Br{\"a}hler and Hermann Faller and Martin H{\"a}rter and Monika Keller and Holger Schulz and Karl Wegscheider and Joachim Weis and Anna Boehncke and Bianca Hund and K. Philip Reuter and Matthias Richard and Susanne Sehner and Hans-Ulrich Wittchen and Uwe Koch and Anja Mehnert},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  volume={85 5},
BACKGROUND Psychological problems are common in cancer patients. For the purpose of planning psycho-oncological interventions and services tailored to the specific needs of different cancer patient populations, it is necessary to know to what extent psychological problems meet the criteria of mental disorders. The purpose of this study was to estimate the… CONTINUE READING