Sashakt Dialogues Episode 8: Stigma- "Anxiety & Depression", with Divya Mathur and Dr. Prerna Khanna.

Sashakt Dialogues is an attempt by Sashakt-The Ovarian Cancer Foundation to break the silence and start meaningful conversations to combat unjustified Cancer-related stigmas. Despite living in the 21st century and advances in medical technology, cancer patients and their families have to endure immense pain due to various perceived, experienced and internalized stigmas associated with cancer. It's high time to change perspectives for a positive change.

In this special episode we are discussing the stigma "Anxiety & Depression", we have two amazing guests with us today – Divya Mathur (Mom, Cancer Crusader, Entrepreneur) & Dr. Prerna Khanna (Senior Consultant-Clinical Psychology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali)

Depression and anxiety are not uncommon among people diagnosed with cancer. Stress is often a trigger for depression and anxiety, and cancer is one of the most stressful events that a person may experience. Hear to this interesting discussion for some meaningful insights.