4. Recognition of Depression and Methods of Depression Screening in People with Cancer

  1. David W. Kissane1,
  2. Mario Maj2 and
  3. Norman Sartorius3
  1. Steven D. Passik and
  2. Amy E. Lowery

Published Online: 2 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch4

Depression and Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How to Cite

Passik, S. D. and Lowery, A. E. (2010) Recognition of Depression and Methods of Depression Screening 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • Identifying Major Depression in Cancer Patients;
  • item response theory (IRT);
  • Geriatric Depression Scale GDS;
  • The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale CES-D;
  • Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale HADS;
  • Assessing Depression in Special Oncology Populations;
  • Underdiagnosis of Depression in Cancer Patients;
  • Barriers to the Recognition of Depression in Cancer Patients;
  • Referral of Depressed Patients with Cancer;
  • Screening for Depression in Cancer Patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Identifying Major Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Assessing Depression in Special Oncology Populations

  • Underdiagnosis of Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Barriers to the Recognition of Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Referral of Depressed Patients with Cancer

  • Screening for Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Conclusions

  • References