What is Attitude?

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See also: Faith

"Attitude" refers to a particular type of coping mechanism to do with resilience, optimism, and positivity. Whilst there is little to support the notion that one's attitude to illness can affect the disease itself, quality of life for the patient and those around them are almost certainly affected.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Attitude

Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Attitude

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1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using Attitude (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped using Attitude

Duration

Currently Using Attitude
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
51

Adherence


Always
Patients
21
53%
Usually
Patients
13
33%
Sometimes
Patients
6
15%
Never
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
2
5%
Somewhat
Patients
3
8%
A little
Patients
6
15%
Not at all
Patients
29
73%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
24
150%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
16
100%
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17 patient evaluations for Attitude

Tilt
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Tilt
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See Tilt's full Attitude history

May 26, 2015 (Started Dec 29, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

Oct 6, 2010 (Started Dec 29, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Its hard to have a positive attitude when your alone all day and you spouse works. Somedays, more than others I'm getting to where I would rather the pain end than endure this MS.

  • 0 helpful marks
Sheila T
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Sheila T
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See Sheila T's full Attitude history

Jan 19, 2011 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Try to be happy and "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"
Cost: Not specified monthly

Oct 16, 2008 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I think it helps to have a good attitude
Cost: Not specified monthly

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Dec 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Be happy.
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Navy Nurse
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Navy Nurse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See Navy Nurse's full Attitude history

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Oct 18, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage:

  • 0 helpful marks
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