Depression In Moms With Breast Cancer May Exacerbate Related Anxieties In Their Children

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Mothers who experience bouts of depression during their battles with breast cancer may find that the effects reach beyond their own psyches to those of their children. University of Pittsburgh researchers reported this weekend at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society's Fourth Annual Conference that the children of depressed breast cancer patients were more likely to be concerned or anxious about their mother's cancer and what it means for their families. ...