What is Religion?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Religion is a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally agreed upon by a number of persons or sects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support spiritual health 24 11
General health 23 5
Anxious mood 3 1
Depressed mood 3 2
Feelings of isolation 2 1

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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
2
Moderate
3
Mild
4
None
26

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Religion

Side effect Patients
Have to deal with people 3
Guilt or self blame 2
Anger 1
Crying for no reason 1
Having to face my sin at least once a week! 1
Hearing problems 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Religion

Dosage Patients
1 hr weekly 2
1 other daily 2
24 hr daily 2
daily 2
weekly 2
2 other monthly 1
1 hr every other week 1
2 hr weekly 1
2 other weekly 1
4 hr weekly 1

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Why patients stopped taking Religion

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 7
Did not seem to work 2
Personal research 2
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Religion

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 12

Stopped using Religion

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 22
Usually 8
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 9
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 14
Not specified 21
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5 patient evaluations for Religion

Sep 17, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 1981)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support spiritual health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is a comfort

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 11, 2010 (Started Jan 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lack of motivation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for feelings of isolation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 12, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support spiritual health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: believe in God..... his power is awesome

  • 0 helpful marks
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