Functional and Psychiatric Disorders

Stress, anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders can be reactive to the patients' current situation or can predate the cancer diagnosis. In either case, mood and adjustment disorders negatively affect patients' ability to focus, concentrate, and organize activities, leading to complaints of forgetfulness and other cognitive problems. Cancer patients are just as likely as the general population to suffer from major psychiatric disorders, such as bipolar illness, major depression, schizophrenia, and personality disorders. These disorders also have associated cognitive symptoms if they are not under good control with psychiatric management.

How To Win Your War Against Anxiety Disorders

How To Win Your War Against Anxiety Disorders

Tips And Tricks For Relieving Anxiety... Fast Everyone feels anxious sometimes. Whether work is getting to us or we're simply having hard time managing all that we have to do, we can feel overwhelmed and worried that we might not be able to manage it all. When these feelings hit, we don't have to suffer. By taking some simple steps, you can begin to create a calmer attitude, one that not only helps you feel better, but one that allows you the chance to make better decisions about what you need to do next.

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