People with cancer experience an elevated risk of developing anxiety or depression. Such feelings are normal responses to a life-changing diagnosis. Medication, therapy, and support can help to decrease these negative emotions.
Have any of you ever had the experience of feeling like you are a second-class patient because you suffer from anxiety or depression? Have you ever felt like your medical symptoms were dismissed or scrutinized because the doctor knew that you were being treated for a mental disorder? Did you ever feel like you were being labeled as the…