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Friday, May 13, 2016

Demoralization syndrome: New insights in psychosocial cancer care - Grassi - 2016 - Cancer - Wiley Online Library



editorial - abstract

 Define: demoralization

 Demoralization is confirmed as a significant clinical dimension that needs to be part of the vision physicians should have when treating cancer patients. It is not a psychiatric disease but the expression of an unfolding, situational existence already involved in an irreducibly complex social world, in which cancer and its consequences as traumatic stressors impact the patient's experience and feelings, inducing a profound sense of emotional suffering.

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