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Diagnosed with breast cancer had 3 operations waiting to

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Diagnosed with breast cancer had 3 operations waiting to hear next week if I need chemo will have radium full time carer for my father as well as working full time ....Im upset at lack of support especially from family so thankfully he is in respite at the moment. My oncologist recommended seeing a phyciatrist.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 months ago.

Hi

Seeing a psychiatrist is one option.

A PhD clinical psychologist is also possible.

Psychiatrists deal more with medications you might need.

Psychologists deal with teaching you psychotherapy.

Cognitive behavioral therapy has evidence of being as effective as medications in

some situations.

Let me know if you have more questions.

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