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10 September 2004

Depression

It is not uncommon for patients to become mildly depressed after a long and difficult operation, rather like the third day “blues” that mothers get after delivery of a baby.

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It is not uncommon for patients to become mildly depressed after a long and difficult operation, rather like the third day “blues” that mothers get after delivery of a baby. This is usually a very transitory problem and will disappear within two days, but if it persists you should bring it to the attention of your doctor.

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