Anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline
Published online: 14 March 2023
Grassi L, Caruso R, Riba MB, et al, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee
- Anxiety and depressive disorders are common in patients with cancer.
- A higher prevalence seen in patients with cancer than the general population is often underrecognised.
- Psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based therapies are effective treatments.
- Psychopharmacological treatments have been shown to be effective treatments of anxiety and depressive disorders.