What is Psychopharmacological Consultation?

Category: Psychotherapy

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A psychopharmacological consultation includes a comprehensive assessment of the actions, effects, and psychoactive drugs in the context of the patient's physical and mental health.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 5 8
Bipolar disorder 3 5
Support mental / emotional health 3 3
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 2
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 3
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 3

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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 1
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychopharmacological Consultation

Side effect Patients
Difficulty staying asleep 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Weight gain 1
Withdrawal effects 1

Why patients stopped taking Psychopharmacological Consultation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Felt finished with this treatment 1
Other 1
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped going to Psychopharmacological Consultation

Duration

Stopped going to Psychopharmacological Consultation

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 2
< $25 4
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Psychopharmacological Consultation

Dec 30, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 min Monthly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 13, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Every Other Week
Cost: $200+ monthly

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