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Pharmacological Interventions 

Pharmacological Interventions
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Pharmacological Interventions
Author(s):

Carlos G. Fernandez-Robles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199988730.003.0002
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date: 01 June 2020

Oncologists often use psychotropic medications to alleviate anxiety, depression, agitation, and confusion in cancer patients. This chapter outlines the major categories of drugs, specific psychiatric diagnoses and their psychopharmacological management, and unique problems associated with each type of cancer.

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