Priority 14 from the Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can we predict who is at risk of developing mental health conditions in people living with and beyond cancer (e.g. depression) and what are the best ways of supporting those with mental health conditions? (JLA PSP Priority 14)
Overall ranking 14
JLA question ID 0073/14
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the answer for long-term fatigue and anxiety as a result of surgery and radiotherapy for head and neck patients? ~ What are the most effective ways of managing anxiety following treatment? ~ Where can I find help to assist me with coping with the negative feelings and thoughts of recurrence after finishing treatment? ~ Learning what it means to live with uncertainty. Cancer moved in with us, we didn't move in with cancer. Abandoning time horizons without abandoning hope. Trying not to think too far ahead - particularly during the treatment(s) phase.
Submitted by Individual survey submissions categorised by Healthcare professional, Patient, Relative/Carer, Other, and Unknown.  For full details of the type of submitter for each individual question, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0073
PSP name Living With and Beyond Cancer
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 54  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018