Sometimes We Create Our Own Prisons

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Ms. A, an 84-year-old white woman, twice widowed, and the mother of 5 adult children, was referred to me by her oncologist, who was concerned that she might be depressed. Diagnosed with renal cancer metastatic to her bladder, Ms. A initially responded well to treatment. Her first husband had died rapidly of colon cancer.​

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2009;11(2):80-81