What is Self help books?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

Most popular types: Workbook

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Self help books are a self-guided way to grow as an individual.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support mental / emotional health 4 2
Anger 1 0
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 0
Bulimia nervosa 1 0
Heightened awareness 1 0
Impaired communication skills 1 0

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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 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Self help books

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Self help books

Dosage Patients
2 hr daily 1
30 min every other day 1

Why patients stopped taking Self help books

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Self help books

Duration

Currently using Self help books

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Self help books

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
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 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Self help books.