Lecture Information


Justin Yopp, PhD 

Justin Yopp, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Clinical Psychologist, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Psycho-Social Complications of Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment During the Pandemic

This presentation will focus on the unique psychosocial complications related to being diagnosed with - and treated for - cancer during the COVID pandemic.

Lecture Objectives:

  • Describe pandemic-related factors that contribute to the distress experienced by patients diagnosed with and treated for cancers
  • Recognize how the psychosocial functioning of patients being treated for cancer is affected by the confluence of pandemic-related stressors and concerns of mortality
  • Identify strategies that patients being treated for cancer during the pandemic can utilize to address psychosocial distress and promote adaptive coping

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