What is Intensive Outpatient Program?

Category: Psychotherapy

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An intensive outpatient program is an intermediate level of mental health care. Individuals are seen as a group 2 to 5 times a week (depending on the structure of the program) for 2 to 3 hours at a time.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Intensive Outpatient Program

Severe
2
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
22

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Intensive Outpatient Program

Hospitalization
Patients
12
Patients
1
Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Intensive Outpatient Program)
Dosage
540 min weekly
Patients
4
Dosage
3 hr daily
Patients
2
Dosage
1,800 min weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
60 min weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
120 min weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
20 min daily
Patients
1
Dosage
180 min weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
270 min weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
90 min daily
Patients
1
Dosage
750 min weekly
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently going to Intensive Outpatient Program.

Why Patients Stopped Going to Intensive Outpatient Program (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance
Patients
14
Reason
Felt finished with this treatment
Patients
14
Reason
Other
Patients
9
Reason
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help
Patients
6
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
6
Reason
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help
Patients
4
Reason
I didn't have enough time
Patients
3
Reason
Expense
Patients
3
Reason
Found another therapist or program I preferred
Patients
2
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
1
See all 37 patients who’ve stopped going to Intensive Outpatient Program

Duration

Currently Going to Intensive Outpatient Program
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
1
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
4
Stopped Going to Intensive Outpatient Program
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
14
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
9
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
3
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
5
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
4
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3

Adherence


Always
Patients
16
67%
Usually
Patients
8
33%
Sometimes
Patients
0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
2
8%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
11
46%
A little hard to take
Patients
7
29%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
4
17%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
3
13%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
1
4%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
11
46%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
9
38%
Last updated:

4 patient evaluations for Intensive Outpatient Program

God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
58 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

See God's Worshipper's full Intensive Outpatient Program history

Nov 16, 2012 (Started Oct 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Impaired communication skills)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Mental confusion)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 min Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped a lot while I was taking the groups. Now about two years later, I can only see a little help.

  • 0 helpful marks
lostinmd
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lostinmd
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 4
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
36 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

See lostinmd's full Intensive Outpatient Program history

Nov 17, 2011 (Started Oct 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 900 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
crzylfe79
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crzylfe79
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
36 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

See crzylfe79's full Intensive Outpatient Program history

Mar 5, 2010 (Started Feb 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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