What is Nintendo DS?

Category: Equipment


Nintendo DS is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. The console features a clamshell design, similar to the Game Boy Advance SP, with two LCD screens inside - with the bottom one being a touchscreen.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 1
Bipolar mixed episodes 1 1
Lack of motivation 1 1
Loss of energy 1 1
Tiredness 1 1

  • 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 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nintendo DS

Side effect Patients
Carpal tunnel syndrome 1

Why patients stopped taking Nintendo DS

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Nintendo DS


Stopped using Nintendo DS

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nintendo DS.