Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Post-traumatic stress disorder 315 82
Major depressive disorder 212 116
Generalized anxiety disorder 182 83
Bipolar disorder 122 53
Support mental / emotional health 88 46
Evaluation/monitoring 86 28

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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 15
Moderate 28
Mild 46
None 188

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychiatrist

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 5
Irritability 4
Panic attacks 4
Weight gain 4
Anticipatory anxiety 3
Disappointment 3

Show all 68 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Psychiatrist

Dosage Patients
monthly 8
every 3 months 11
yearly 4
120 min yearly 4

See all 22 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Psychiatrist

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 66
Expense 30
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 23
Felt finished with this treatment 20
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 19
Doctor's advice 16
Change in health plan coverage 15
Course of treatment ended 13
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 10
Did not seem to work 8
Found another therapist or program I preferred 7
I didn't have enough time 7
No convenient appointments available 7
Personal research 5
Side effects too severe 4
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Duration

Currently going to Psychiatrist

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 10
2 - 5 years 21
5 - 10 years 37
10 years or more 54

Stopped going to Psychiatrist

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 26
1 - 6 months 29
6 months - 1 year 23
1 - 2 years 21
2 - 5 years 31
5 - 10 years 17
10 years or more 20
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 193
Usually 66
Sometimes 8
Never taken as prescribed 10
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 20
Somewhat hard to take 55
A little hard to take 91
Not at all hard to take 111
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 10
$100-199 15
$50-99 16
$25-49 15
< $25 116
Not specified 105
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34 patient evaluations for Psychiatrist

Jun 6, 2017 (Started Oct 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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
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