Year: 1994 Source: Cancer Practice, v.2, no.1, (January/February 1994), p.65-71 SIEC No: 20060937

In this article, the incidence of major depression among patients with cancer is discussed. Guidelines for diagnosis, correcting myths, & detecting major depression are suggested. Effective cognitive strategies for intervention are described & medical treatment is briefly reviewed. The detection & evaluation of suicide risk is discussed. (35 refs.)