12 patient evaluations for Individual Therapy taken for the purpose of 'Bipolar Disorder'

Mentalcharisma
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Mentalcharisma
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 2
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
38 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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May 14, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 55 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: First CAT therapy was last year lasted 10 weeks and did nothing but give me confusion. Second CAT therapy started February much more proffesional been a few breaks and im in my last few weeks i will miss this therapy particulary my Therapist she has been wonderful. I will be having more therapy although maybe not with this therapist
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Catrina K
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Catrina K
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
18 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 30, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Side effects: Emotional tension

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Emotional tension

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zoomer
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zoomer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
59 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar I

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Aug 3, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I take mood stabilizer-Lamictal (because of short half-life-I take 200mg a.m. and 200mg p.m.) and ADHD med. Vyvanse ( because of insomnia potential) I take in a.m. The rest I take at bedtime because of sedating effect. Because of the therapy I have worked through issues of abuse and many other issues have been eliminated, solved, brought peace and healing. I sometimes just get plain tired of taking meds everyday, however I do stay med compliant.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Behavior triggers

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: psycotherapy is difficult as it does trigger painful experiences and memories but the positive to that is the work is advantages to overall good mental health.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Behavior triggers

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Behavior triggers

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lilsweetpea2
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lilsweetpea2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Overwhelming
29 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Aug 3, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 min Weekly

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usmcdawg
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usmcdawg
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : severe
Physical Symptoms : moderate
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VL 0
I am: g
I have:
HIV

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Aug 1, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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GoldThreads
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GoldThreads
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jan 11, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 1993)

  • Perceived effectiveness for An event: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for General Anxiety Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 45 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Public transportation is not practical here unfortunately. I am usually not able to drive myself to my appointments. Friends used to drive me, but they got too busy. Now my husband works from home one day each week so he can take me to my appointments. My functioning is greatly increased as a result of my weekly therapy sessions. Sometimes I don't want to go because I don't feel well enough to work on any challenge, but my therapist urges me to meet with her anyway so she can monitor me. I guess it's like being an outpatient who has to check in regularly. I am so challenged by day-to-day living, I am not able to work on long-term goals. I look forward to when I can.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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paperclipcat
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paperclipcat
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 2
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
27 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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Dec 12, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Every Other Week
Side effects: Frequent medication changes

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blondiebubbles
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blondiebubbles
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 28
Condition: 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Nov 6, 2009 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 min Weekly

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pezzerific
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pezzerific
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 60
Condition: 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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May 15, 2009 (Started Jan 30, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Never think a psychiatrist is with you until their retirement; chances are they are not.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Costly (ie money or time)

Apr 13, 2009 (Started Jan 30, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Important to stay on meds as prescribed so as to get symptomatic control. Nothing else worked for me in history.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Costly (ie money or time)

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rain or shine
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rain or shine
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
52 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar I

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Feb 15, 2009 (Started Apr 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Support mental / emotional health: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mood: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Flashbacks to childhood and adolescence, Agitation, Distressed

Sep 1, 2008 (Started Apr 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Mood: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Keep going. Don't quit when the pain starts. I have run from therapy my whole life. I go for a little while and as soon as I start to feel things I run away. I don't like the feelings anymore now than I used to, but I am 45 years old and tired of running and exhausted from carrying this crap around in my head my whole life.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Flashbacks to childhood and adolescence, Agitation, Distressed

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