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Anxiety and depression 

Anxiety and depression
Anxiety and depression

Jeannie V. Pasacreta

, Pamela A. Minarik

, Leslie Nield-Anderson

, and Judith A. Paice

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date: 04 December 2021

This chapter provides information regarding the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression among individuals faced with chronic or life-threatening illness, and delineates psychosocial interventions that are effective at minimizing these troubling symptoms. Practical guidelines regarding patient management and identification of patients who may require formal psychiatric consultation are offered.

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