Prevalence of Depression and Anxiety Among Breast Cancer Patients

Prevalence of Depression and Anxiety Among Breast Cancer Patients

Publication date: Aug 18, 2021

Depression and anxiety in patients with breast cancer is serious comorbidity that affects the quality of life for patients, and their survival rates as they have poorer health outcomes. Furthermore, patients’ high psychological burden is linked to higher healthcare costs. The investigation of the depression and anxiety symptoms prevalence among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients will help to navigate the health policy adjustment and psycho-social support system requirements. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and associated risk factors.

Concepts Keywords
Healthcare Psychiatry
Kazakh Psychiatric diagnosis
Months Psychology
Psycho Mind
Stage Abnormal psychology
Suffering
Depression
Mental disorder
Psychiatric assessment
Breast cancer
Major depressive disorder
Comorbidity

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH Depression
disease MESH Anxiety
disease MESH Breast Cancer
pathway KEGG Breast cancer
disease MESH comorbidity
disease MESH risk factors
disease MESH diagnosis
disease MESH psychotic disorder
disease MESH manic episode
disease MESH neurological disorder
disease MESH intellectual disability
disease MESH suicidal ideation

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