Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 295 67
Major Depressive Disorder 126 68
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 115 62
Evaluation/monitoring 80 23
Bipolar Disorder 67 31
Depressed mood 50 10

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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 10
Moderate 18
Mild 31
None 87

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychiatrist (med management)

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 4
Irritability 4
Weight gain 4
Anticipatory anxiety 3
Anxiety and frustration 2
Costly (ie money or time) 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Psychiatrist (med management)

Dosage Patients
monthly 8
every 3 months 13
yearly 3
weekly 3

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Why patients stopped taking Psychiatrist (med management)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 35
Expense 14
Course of treatment ended 13
Doctor's advice 10
Change in health plan coverage 8
Did not seem to work 8
Felt finished with this treatment 6
Personal research 5
Side effects too severe 4
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 4
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 3
I didn't have enough time 3
No convenient appointments available 3
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 3
Found another therapist or program I preferred 1
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Duration

Currently going to Psychiatrist (med management)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 10
2 - 5 years 25
5 - 10 years 26
10 years or more 48

Stopped going to Psychiatrist (med management)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 24
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 11
1 - 2 years 13
2 - 5 years 10
5 - 10 years 14
10 years or more 15
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 98
Usually 38
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 9
Somewhat hard to take 29
A little hard to take 55
Not at all hard to take 53
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 5
$50-99 6
$25-49 8
< $25 75
Not specified 50
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12 patient evaluations for Psychiatrist (med management)

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crine312
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crine312
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
39 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
PTSD

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Sep 10, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bipolar II Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Irritability)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Every 3 months
Advice & Tips: Keep on point that the med is supposed to help, but do not be upset if it does not work for you. Be willing to give it a fighting chance, not all meds work for everyone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
scorpio1975
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scorpio1975
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F41y
FM:28y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Hushpuppy
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Hushpuppy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
36 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I have:
GAD

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Feb 17, 2016 (Started Dec 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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