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As a cancer spouse, how can I deal with my sadness?
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See below...
Families (spouses, children, sibs, parents) of cancer patients are usually the neglected part of the equation.
So glad u're asking! individual, group, couple &/or family psychotherapy can be very helpful... Ask ur doctor for referral... Connect with a therapist.... No sense in navigating thru such a lengthy & intense process alone, when professional assistance is available. Wishing you well.

In brief: See below...
Families (spouses, children, sibs, parents) of cancer patients are usually the neglected part of the equation.
So glad u're asking! individual, group, couple &/or family psychotherapy can be very helpful... Ask ur doctor for referral... Connect with a therapist.... No sense in navigating thru such a lengthy & intense process alone, when professional assistance is available. Wishing you well.
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: DEPRESSION
Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you.
Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.

In brief: DEPRESSION
Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you.
Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Support groups + MD
It may help to join a support group and meet with other people in the same circumstances and learn from their experiences as well share yours.
Your sadness may be a refection of depression and you should discuss it with your doctor as effective treatment in the form of psychotherapy and medication are available.

In brief: Support groups + MD
It may help to join a support group and meet with other people in the same circumstances and learn from their experiences as well share yours.
Your sadness may be a refection of depression and you should discuss it with your doctor as effective treatment in the form of psychotherapy and medication are available.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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