Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Post-traumatic stress disorder 326 91
Major depressive disorder 223 124
Generalized anxiety disorder 192 89
Bipolar disorder 125 55
Support mental / emotional health 88 47
Depressed mood 86 34

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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 17
Moderate 30
Mild 50
None 196

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychiatrist

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

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Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Psychiatrist

Dosage Patients
monthly 5
every 3 months 9
yearly 7
60 min monthly 4
weekly 4

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Why patients stopped taking Psychiatrist

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 69
Expense 31
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 25
Felt finished with this treatment 20
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 20
Doctor's advice 18
Change in health plan coverage 15
Course of treatment ended 13
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 12
No convenient appointments available 9
Did not seem to work 8
Found another therapist or program I preferred 8
I didn't have enough time 8
Personal research 5
Side effects too severe 4
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Duration

Currently going to Psychiatrist

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 8
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 23
5 - 10 years 38
10 years or more 64

Stopped going to Psychiatrist

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 26
1 - 6 months 32
6 months - 1 year 22
1 - 2 years 22
2 - 5 years 32
5 - 10 years 19
10 years or more 20
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 205
Usually 69
Sometimes 8
Never taken as prescribed 11
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 22
Somewhat hard to take 59
A little hard to take 93
Not at all hard to take 119
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 10
$100-199 15
$50-99 16
$25-49 17
< $25 123
Not specified 112
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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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