Anxiety and Depression After Breast Cancer
Learn how to cope with the complex emotions you may feel after a breast cancer diagnosis and get the support you need. Gain tips on how to tell the difference between common feelings of sadness or loss and clinical depression.
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.