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Webinars Anxiety and Depression After Breast Cancer

When:   Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Noon - 1 p.m. ET

Download the podcast and presentation from this program. 

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. 

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