What is Creative Writing/Poetry?

Category: Others


See also: Journal Writing

Creative writing is considered to be any writing, fiction or non-fiction, that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, and technical forms of literature. Works which fall into this category include most novels and epics, as well as many short stories and poems.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 19 0
Anxious mood 10 2
General health 6 1
Increase effect of another treatment 6 0
Irritability 4 0
Cognitive impairment 2 0

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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 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Creative Writing/Poetry

Side effect Patients
Emotional issues 1


Based on patients currently using Creative Writing/Poetry

Dosage Patients
20 min daily 2
1 hr weekly 1
4 hr daily 1
90 min weekly 1
2hours as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Creative Writing/Poetry

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped using Creative Writing/Poetry


Currently using Creative Writing/Poetry

Duration Patients
2 years or more 6

Stopped using Creative Writing/Poetry

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