Is Depression an Appropriate Response to Having Cancer? A Discussion of Diagnostic Criteria and Treatment Decisions

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Have you ever wondered if it is normal to be depressed after discovering that you have cancer? Have you puzzled over how to tell your patient that he or she has metastatic disease? Have you ever assumed that diminished energy, refusal to eat, and insomnia are consequences of chemotherapy?​

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