Breast cancer and mental health

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New research led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich takes a closer look at the impact of a breast cancer diagnosis on people’s mental health. Scientists there followed close to 200 women who were newly diagnosed with breast cancer for a year to chart their emotional responses.

In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings.

Photo by Flickr user Amanda Tipton

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