By Luigi Grassi, Michelle Riba
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A social worker at the centre subsequently meets with Ms Smith who reports that she has felt increasingly depressed since her breast cancer diagnosis. The social worker administers the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) to further evaluate the extent of Ms Smith’s depressive symptomatology. Ms Smith’s score of 15 out of 27 strongly suggests the presence of Major Depressive Disorder. Based on this ﬁnding, the social worker refers the patient to a psychiatrist at the centre who conﬁrms the diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder using a structured clinical interview.
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Clinical Psycho-Oncology: An International Perspective by Luigi Grassi, Michelle Riba