Coping with depression in teenage cancer.
Young, Jenny; Kyle, Hazel; Milligan, Stuart; Stevens, Elaine
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|
|Deposit Date||Sep 16, 2015|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Keywords||Cancer; depression; teenage cancer; oncology care;|
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