1. The Prevalence of Depression in People with Cancer

  1. David W. Kissane3,
  2. Mario Maj4 and
  3. Norman Sartorius5
  1. Mary Jane Massie3,
  2. Mari Lloyd-Williams1,
  3. Greg Irving1 and
  4. Kimberley Miller2

Published Online: 2 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch1

Depression and Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How to Cite

Massie, M. J., Lloyd-Williams, M., Irving, G. and Miller, K. (2010) The Prevalence of Depression in People with Cancer, in Depression and Cancer (eds D. W. Kissane, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

  3. 5

    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Palliative and Supportive Care Studies Group (APSCSG), School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470689660

Online ISBN: 9780470972533

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Keywords:

  • The Prevalence of Depression in People with Cancer;
  • Prevalence of Depression in Cancer Patients;
  • Psychosocial Collaborative Oncology Group (PSYCOG);
  • Depression by Cancer Type;
  • body mass index (BMI);
  • Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale (HADS);
  • The Edinburgh Depression Scale (EDS);
  • Depression in Advanced Cancer and Palliative Care;
  • motor neurone disease (MND);
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevalence of Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Depression by Cancer Type

  • Depression in Advanced Cancer and Palliative Care

  • Demoralization

  • Conclusions

  • References