Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 55 22
Depressed mood 14 12
Anxious mood 10 6
Pain 6 4
Loneliness 5 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 4
Mild 7
None 44

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dog(s)

Side effect Patients
Costly (ie money or time) 2
Anxiety attacks 1
Avoidance by staying home 1
Dog hair means more cleaning 1
Fatigue 1
I have to go outside to walk her 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Dog(s)

Dosage Patients
daily 1
as needed 2
1 other daily 1
1 other one time 1
four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dog(s)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Dog(s)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 12

Stopped using Dog(s)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 47
Usually 7
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 17
Not at all hard to take 37
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 4
$50-99 8
$25-49 13
< $25 7
Not specified 23
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7 patient evaluations for Dog(s)

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Take good care of them.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Help's depressions alot.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take good care of them
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take good care of them
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 18, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take good care of them
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take good care of them
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: pets really help with depression
Cost: $100-199 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: they are good for company
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2009 (Started Apr 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for company)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for exercise)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (needing constant attention, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: needing constant attention, fatigue, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 18, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: My dog is 165 lbs and helps me walk sometimes
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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