5. Impact of Depression on Treatment Adherence and Survival from Cancer

  1. David W. Kissane3,
  2. Mario Maj4 and
  3. Norman Sartorius5
  1. M. Robin DiMatteo1,2 and
  2. Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek1,2

Published Online: 2 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch5

Depression and Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How to Cite

DiMatteo, M. R. and Haskard-Zolnierek, K. B. (2010) Impact of Depression on Treatment Adherence and Survival from Cancer, in Depression and Cancer (eds D. W. Kissane, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch5

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

    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 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:

  • Impact of Depression on Treatment Adherence and Survival from Cancer;
  • The Relationship between Depression and Survival in Cancer;
  • The Information-Motivation-Strategy Model© (IMS model©);
  • The Concept of Adherence in Cancer Treatment;
  • ‘chaos narrative of illness’;
  • Outcomes and Consequences of Non-Adherence;
  • Rates of Non-Adherence in Cancer;
  • Factors Affecting Adherence;
  • How Depression can Affect Adherence in Cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Relationship between Depression and Survival in Cancer

  • The Concept of Adherence in Cancer Treatment

  • Outcomes and Consequences of Non-Adherence

  • Rates of Non-Adherence in Cancer

  • Factors Affecting Adherence

  • How Depression can Affect Adherence in Cancer

  • Clinical Recommendations

  • References