What is Pets Emotional Support?

Category: Others

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Generic name: Pets

Researchers are finding that pets truly have the power to heal and support their owners, especially at times of stress and illness. Pets provide company and can help with the feeling of loneliness, sadness, pain and fear.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 7 17
General health 7 15
Anxious mood 5 2
Loneliness 5 15
Panic disorder 4 16

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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 1
None 25

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pets Emotional Support

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Pets Emotional Support

Dosage Patients
24 hr daily 2
daily 2
1 mg daily 1
2 other daily 1

Duration

Currently using Pets Emotional Support

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 25
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 19
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 9
$50-99 7
$25-49 2
< $25 3
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations for Pets Emotional Support

Mar 9, 2011 (Started Dec 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for companionship)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Giving me a reason to continue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Love my dog
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 22, 2010 (Started Dec 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for companionship)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Giving me a reason to continue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Walking my dog Abbey is helpful in relieving stress and pain and provides excellent, low impact exercise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 30, 2010 (Started Jul 13, 1980)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for calming)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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