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

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Catrina K
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Catrina K
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
19 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 30, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Side effects: Emotional tension

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Emotional tension)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Emotional tension

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

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Jan 11, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for An event)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
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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rain or shine
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rain or shine
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
53 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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Feb 15, 2009 (Started Apr 03, 2008)

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

Sep 1, 2008 (Started Apr 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Distressed, Flashbacks to childhood and adolescence, Agitation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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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Odinsdottir
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Odinsdottir
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 2
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
37 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Jan 1, 2007 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

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pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 64
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
COPD

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Dec 8, 2006 (Started May 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Self injury or harm, Social withdrawal, Self harm thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Using the computer and its search engine on the internet I learnt a great deal about my problems, was able to self diagnose which was later ran by the doctor (psyciatrist) who confirmed my diagnosis. Late I started using dialectal behaviour therapy using their daily diary/record sheets which in the end had a big impact on my daily life I was able to break from the confines of psycological withdrawal/isolation. Now I am learning to mix with people again first on a small scale slightly increasing over a period of time. This also impacts greatly on my lack of range of movement due to spinal damage and breathlessness due to the fybrosis.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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