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Revue de neuropsychologie


The psychological impact of the COVID-19 epidemic and the lockdown on cancer patients Article à paraître

1 Normandie université, UniCaen, PSL université, EPHE, Inserm U1077, CHU de Caen, Neuropsychologie et imagerie de la mémoire humaine, 2, rue des Rochambelles, 14032 Caen cedex CS, France
2 Centre François-Baclesse, U1086 Inserm-UniCaen (Anticipe), 3 avenue du Général Harris, 14000 Caen, France
* Correspondence

“We are at war” These words pronounced several times by the French Head of State on the evening of 16 March 2020, the day before the lockdown in France, induced, for those who had not yet been aware of it, anxiety in link with dimension to the COVID-19 epidemic, which was spreading in a worrying way. This situation, rarely experienced serenely by anyone, was particularly difficult for vulnerable people such as patients treated for cancer. These patients have multiple sources of [...]