Search: depression

News: Caring for a child – Brainchild Foundation

…situation. As a result, parents can experience depression or anxiety in varying degrees long after their child has finished his or her treatment. Parents need to talk about their feelings and concerns. Taking time out to debrief with a partner…

Cancer Counselling Service

…cancer concerns including: Adjusting to life with cancer Stress and difficulty coping Depression Anxiety Sleep difficulties Loss Family or relationship problems Treatment side-effects Sexual problems Uncertainty about the future Survivorship Fear of recurrence Therapy related to end of life Bereavement…

News: New data: more than 8 out of 10 childhood cancer survivors struggle with health problems later in life

…also experience serious psychological late effects, with almost 50 per cent of survivors reporting anxiety or depression2. More than 20,000 young Australians are survivors of paediatric cancer, so over 16,000 of them are currently suffering from physical and mental issues…

News: How to feel like a million dollars – on a dime

…for people of all fitness levels, and FitStar Personal Trainer, which assesses your needs and fitness levels and tailors your very own workout! Five, stop and smell the roses. Given the prevalence of anxiety, stress, depression, and other emotional turmoil…

News: Cancer nurse counsellors on call to help

…five Queenslanders affected by cancer don’t seek out the care and support they need after treatment. Almost all survivors experience one or more emotional concerns after treatment, and most do not access help with coping. Depression, grief and identity, and…

News: Five ways to ward off the winter blues

…tea on the couch, but a little movement can work wonders for your mood. Exercise releases serotonin in your brain which helps to regulate mood, sleep, libido, and appetite, warding off depression. Not only that, but a little physical activity…

News: Stop sweating the small stuff

…stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain. Spending quality time with friends and family can also make a big difference to your mindset. Meaningful interaction can improve wellbeing by generating positive thoughts. As a bonus, researchers at Bringham Young University and…

News: New cancer nurse counsellors on call to help

…experience one or more emotional concerns after treatment, and most do not access help with coping. “Depression, grief and identity, and a fear of cancer recurring are among the most prevalent emotional issues that Queensland cancer survivors face. “Our Nurse…

Kidney cancer

…pain and depression. The symptoms listed can also occur with other illnesses, so they don’t necessarily mean you have kidney cancer – only tests can confirm the diagnosis. If you are concerned, make an appointment with your general practitioner (GP)….

News: Survivors go without support, state-first study reveals

…live’ with their condition. “The most commonly reported physical concerns were energy, sexual function, concentration, neuropathy and pain,” Prof Dunn said. “Depression, grief and identity, and a fear of cancer recurring were the most commonly reported emotional issues. “This World…