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.

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The Ultimate Guide To Overcoming Fear And Getting Breakthroughs. Fear is without doubt among the strongest and most influential emotional responses we have, and it may act as both a protective and destructive force depending upon the situation.

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