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Guidance for the use of psychotropics in cancer

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: RIVERS, Graham (Peter macCallum Cancer Centre, Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Graham J Rivers
    Steve Ellen: Psychosocial Oncology Program & Cancer Experiences Research, Peter macCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The occurrence of psychosocial symptoms in patients diagnosed with cancer is being increasingly recognised, with reported incidences between 30% to 60%.  Though psychological therapy accounts for the majority of treatment, there is increasing use of psychotropic agents to treat as anxiety and depression.  The number of cancer medications ..

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Last update 13 May 2019

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