Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 0
Increase effect of another treatment 5 0
Loneliness 3 0
Support mental / emotional health 3 1
Promote relaxation 2 0
Bipolar I Disorder 1 2

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  • 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 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Painting / Drawing

Side effect Patients
Back pain 1
Pain in upper arms 1
Withdrawal effects 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Painting / Drawing

Dosage Patients
1 hr weekly 1
2 hr weekly 1
90 min monthly 1
1hours as needed 1
3hours as needed 1
5other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Painting / Drawing

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Reason Patients
Other 3
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Duration

Currently using Painting / Drawing

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Painting / Drawing

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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3 patient evaluations for Painting / Drawing

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LoneScout
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LoneScout
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
41 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar I

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Apr 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bipolar I Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar I Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
avaquaint
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avaquaint
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
27 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Oct 25, 2009 (Started Feb 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Too frustrating.

  • 0 helpful marks
stargeek
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stargeek
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
47 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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