What is Psychoeducation?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Psychoeducation is education for patients/family members about health issues with a focus on mental health. It can include approaches designed to help the learner better understand the characteristics of their health condition(s), how they respond to them and techniques to effectively manage them.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Learn to cope with illness 3 2
Bipolar disorder 2 3
Autism spectrum disorder 1 0
Bipolar I disorder 1 2
Depressed mood 1 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 1
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychoeducation

Side effect Patients
Frustration 1
Low self esteem 1
Sadness 1
Self neglect 1

Why patients stopped taking Psychoeducation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
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Duration

Stopped using Psychoeducation

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