What is Service Animal?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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A service animal can be a guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 10 9
Post-traumatic stress disorder 8 5
Depressed mood 7 5
Balance problems 2 2
Bipolar disorder 2 1
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 2

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Service Animal

Side effect Patients
Emotional stability 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Service Animal

Dosage Patients
daily 10
as needed 2

Duration

Currently using Service Animal

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 11
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Service Animal.