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Distress Screening for Patients with Cancer

October 17, 2019 | Video Library | Psychosocial Support Services/Assessment
Featuring:
Steve Pitman, JD
President, Board of Directors
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Lake Forest, California
Steve Pittman stresses the importance of conducting distress screenings to help healthcare providers determine if any psychological factors are exacerbating the physical illness.
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