What is Playing musical instrument?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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See also: Listen to Music

Playing a musical instrument is a hobby that may help with getting a person's mind off of stress, anxiety, or other symptoms. It may also help with increasing a person's creativity.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Promote relaxation 6 2
Stress 6 7
General health 3 1
Anger 2 2
Depressed mood 2 1
Distractibility 1 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
0
Mild
0
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Playing musical instrument

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Playing musical instrument

Dosage Patients
2 hr weekly 1
1 hr daily 1
1 other daily 1
20 min every other day 1
30 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Playing musical instrument

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Playing musical instrument

Duration

Currently using Playing musical instrument

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Playing musical instrument

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

Feb 11, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anger)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stress)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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