Anxiety and Depression After Breast Cancer
When: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Noon - 1 p.m. ET
Breast cancer can be a life-changing event that may impact your long-term emotional health and your outlook on life. Our webinar will help you learn how to cope with the complex emotions you may feel after a breast cancer diagnosis and get the support you need.
During this program, Ruth H. Steinman, MD, discussed:
- factors that influence your emotions.
- how to tell the difference between common feelings of sadness or loss and clinical depression.
- medical, lifestyle and therapeutic interventions for anxiety and depression and how to get the support you need.
About Our Speaker
Ruth H. Steinman, MD, is a psychiatrist with a private practice in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. She is a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she completed a residency in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry. She has been practicing since 1991 and specializes in treating individuals with medical illness. From 2005 to 2013 Dr. Steinman was a psychiatrist at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, where she treated people affected by cancer experiencing psychological and psychiatric difficulties with a combination of individual psychotherapy and medicines that affect the mind.