Proof no-one should go through cancer alone: Patients who have no emotional support 'are THREE times more likely to be depressed'



Cancer sufferers are nearly three times more likely to be depressed if they don't have emotional support, scientists claim. 
Those without someone to confide in or ask for advice were also twice as likely to have anxiety and low levels of well-being.
Researchers found a sharp reduction in social interaction, affection and practical support after operations. 
While they also discovered triple the amount of patients who said they had 'little or no affection' two years after diagnosis compared to one year. 
It highlights the needs of people affected by cancer, beyond their medical treatment,... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Health, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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