Cancer doesn’t just affect your physical health, it can affect your mental health too. Being diagnosed with cancer and undergoing its treatment are associated with substantial distress that can cause long-lasting negative psychological outcomes. Unfortunately, the mental health of the patient is often overlooked, as is the mental well-being of those around them.
Resilience is the ability to maintain or rapidly regain mental health during or after stressful life experiences. Learn how resilience could be developed and nurtured to help you weather through difficult times such as a cancer diagnosis.