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.
Here's an important statistic - children of parents with anxiety disorders are up to 7 times more likely than others to develop anxiety problems themselves and children of depressed parents are at high risk of becoming depressed. According to experts, depressed children are more likely to have trouble at school and are at increased risk…