What is Psychiatric evaluation?

Category: Procedures

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A psychiatric evaluation is done to diagnose any number of emotional, behavioral, or developmental disorders. Behavior is evaluated in relation to a person’s physical, genetic, environmental, social, cognitive, and emotional status.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 13 18
Support mental / emotional health 10 4
Post-traumatic stress disorder 6 17
Generalized anxiety disorder 4 18
Attention deficit disorder 2 14
Bipolar I disorder 2 1

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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
1
Moderate
3
Mild
11
None
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychiatric evaluation

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Difficulty trusting others due to mild paranoia 1
Drugged feeling 1
Fatigue 1
Increased anxiety 1
Outburst of anger 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Psychiatric evaluation

Dosage Patients
yearly 1
monthly 1
as needed 1
every 12 weeks 1
every 3 months 1
every other week 1
one time 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 11
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 15
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 20
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Psychiatric evaluation

Nov 15, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for unsupportive spouse)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Substance abuse in family)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for not caring if i live or die)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty trusting others due to mild paranoia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: It's still a viable option when needed. Since I didn't require medication management, there was no need for regular visits.

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Substance abuse in family)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for not caring if i live or die)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for unsupportive spouse)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty trusting others due to mild paranoia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Medication Management and Behavioral Recommendations or Suggestions.

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