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Coping with depression in teenage cancer.

Young, Jenny; Kyle, Hazel; Milligan, Stuart; Stevens, Elaine


Jenny Young

Hazel Kyle

Stuart Milligan

Elaine Stevens


Key learning points:

- Teenagers are a distinct group in oncology care who face different challenges from adults

- Primary care nurses are well placed to support teenage cancer patients throughdepression

- A structured psychological assessment can be offered at key points in the care pathway to assess needs, identify coping strategies and inform interventions


Young, J., Kyle, H., Milligan, S., & Stevens, E. (2015). Coping with depression in teenage cancer. Nursing in practice,

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2015-02
Deposit Date Sep 16, 2015
Print ISSN 1473-9445
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Keywords Cancer; depression; teenage cancer; oncology care;
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