What is Attitude?

Category: Others

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See also: Faith

"Attitude" refers to a particular type of coping mechanism to do with resilience, optimism, and positivity. Whilst there is little to support the notion that one's attitude to illness can affect the disease itself, quality of life for the patient and those around them are almost certainly affected.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Attitude"

Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
38

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Attitude

Sadness 2
Anxious mood 1
Bruising 1
Sweating excessive 1
Vomiting 1
Vertigo 1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using Attitude (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Not indicated 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped using Attitude

Duration

Currently Using Attitude
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 51
Adherence
Always
21 53%
Usually
13 33%
Sometimes
6 15%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
2 5%
Somewhat
3 8%
A little
7 18%
Not at all
28 70%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
16 100%
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17 patient evaluations for Attitude

Sheila T
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Sheila T
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See Sheila T's full Attitude history

Jan 19, 2011 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Try to be happy and "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 16, 2008 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I think it helps to have a good attitude
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Be happy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Navy Nurse
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Navy Nurse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See Navy Nurse's full Attitude history

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Oct 18, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage:

  • 0 helpful marks
faeroe347
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faeroe347
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See faeroe347's full Attitude history

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Good mental health and steady nerves: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: This is the way to go for ALS in any case, regardless of future choices!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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