What is Imagery?

Category: Others

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Generic name: Meditation

Cognitive psychologists and (later) cognitive neuroscientists have empirically tested some of the philosophical questions related to whether and how the human brain uses mental imagery in cognition.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 4 1
Anxious mood 3 2
Pain 2 2
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0

  • 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 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Imagery

Side effect Patients
Loss of time 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Imagery

Dosage Patients
1 hr daily 1
10 min daily 1
0other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Imagery

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Imagery

Duration

Currently using Imagery

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped using Imagery

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
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 1
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 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Imagery.