Cancer Patients Are at Higher Risk of Depression and Suicide, Studies

One day many years ago, while training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Dr. Seliger-Behme recalled that before the diagnosis, the man had a stable family and job and had no history of mental health problems. However, shortly after learning of her terminal illness, she tried to kill herself […]

Paula J. Clayton died at the age of 86; Helped Destigmatize Depression and

It also showed that while bereavement and bereavement can trigger major depression, periods of bereavement, even those that last a year, are not depressive episodes in themselves. And it showed that grief is personal and idiosyncratic rather than moving along a properly defined five-step process—an insight that changed the way doctors and the public understand […]