Psychology and Mind Health: Its Role in Cancer


psychology-and-mind-health-its-role-in-cancerPsychology and mind health seem to be important in the control, treatment, and prevention of cancer. Researchers have found that psychological stress plays a role in who gets cancer and who does not.

One article (1) discussed psychology, mind health, and cancer. It indicated that, while most cancers are caused by poor nutrition, physical inactivity, obesity, and tobacco abuse, the state of the patient’s psychological health is also important in the prevention of cancer.

According to the article, certain psychological conditions can be attributable to getting cancer, including depression, excessive anxiety, and stress. It indicated that important contributions are being made by researchers that can help people overcome their risk of cancer by controlling their stress levels and their mind health.

Source: 1.Psychology Has Important Role in Changing Cancer Landscape. http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/psychology-cancer.aspx. Accessed 8/19/16.

Dr. Adem Gunes

Dr. Adem Gunes Dr. Adem Gunes has built the world’s largest database of scientifically tested natural substances with proven effects in cancer treatments. In 2009, he was appointed as the Chief Physician of ProLife Clinic in Innsbruck, Austria, and played a key role in the establishment of the research laboratory. He is also the co-founder of the first Austrian hyperthermia center. Now, Dr. Adem works closely with cancer patients from around the world (including Germany, Thailand, Dubai) to recommend them a complementary cancer clinic or to create a personalized care plan for patients to follow at home.

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