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Comparative Study

| Published: June 04, 2019

A Study of Cancer Patients with Psychiatric Disorders

Dr Anil Korade ,

Senior Resident B J Govt. Medical College, Pune, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr Ivan Netto

Associate Professor B J Govt. Medical College, Pune, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.062/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.062

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Background: There are very few studies regarding cancer patients with psychiatric disorders (CPPD) in the Indian setting. Method: The study was conducted on 50 cancer patients with psychiatric disorders at a cancer –care- centre. Results: The mean age was 52.62 years. The male: female ratio was 1:1. Out of 50 CPPD, 46% had depressive disorders, 36% anxiety disorders and 18% patients had adjustment disorders. Conclusions: Most CPPDs were in the age range of 50- 59 years. Most CPPDs with breast cancer had depressive disorders Implications: This recent study will help in planning suitable interventions, training of mental health professional, further research and policy guidelines for CPPD. 
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Dr Anil Korade @ anilkorade5962@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.062/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.062

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019

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