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by Beverly Vote

It is estimated that over seventy percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer experience some level of depression or feelings of being overwhelmed. Yet it is reported that the studies for depression and anxiety are not always accurate because women do not always speak up or report their emotional distresses to their loved ones or physicians. They don’t want to worry their family or doctor and believe that their psychological needs aren’t as important as the physical disease. The degrees of emotional stress after a diagnosis of breast cancer often range from…Read the full story… subscribe to BCW!