What is Caring for my Dogs?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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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 2 2
Bipolar I disorder 1 2
Exercise intolerance 1 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0
Heart palpitations 1 2
Loneliness 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
1
Moderate
2
Mild
0
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Caring for my Dogs

Side effect Patients
Happiness 1
Peace and joy (yes, joy) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Caring for my Dogs

Dosage Patients
2 daily 1

Duration

Currently using Caring for my Dogs

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
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 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Caring for my Dogs

Jan 25, 2012 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood elevated or improved)
  • Side effects
    Severe (peace and joy (yes, joy))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Take on animals as a distraction but be sure you can handle them, cos they can also hurt you if you're not careful.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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