Prostate cancer is now a chronic condition. Screening, diagnosis, and treatment pose specific psychosocial challenges for men diagnosed and surviving with prostate cancer. Depression, anxiety, and cognitive impairment lead to emotional distress and difficulty coping. Treatments for psychosocial distress are targeted at couples and individuals. Lifestyle modification may improve coping and quality-of-life indicators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent psychiatry reports
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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