What is Depression/Bipolar Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Through a combination of therapies and lifestyle changes, bipolar patients can manage their disorder.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 36 32
Generalized anxiety disorder 22 16
Bipolar disorder 20 11
Bipolar I disorder 13 4
Bipolar II disorder 10 9
Post-traumatic stress disorder 10 4

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 4
None 34

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Anxious mood 9
Insomnia 3
Suicidal thoughts or urges 3
Mood swings 2
Agitation 1
Anger 1

Show all 22 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Dosage Patients Percentage
monthly 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 7
Expense 4
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 3
Felt finished with this treatment 3
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Found another therapist or program I preferred 2
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration

Currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 19
Usually 8
Sometimes 8
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 19
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 3
$100-199 11
$50-99 1
$25-49 2
< $25 9
Not specified 13
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Depression/Bipolar Therapy.