What is Psychiatric ward?

Category: Psychotherapy


Generic name: Inpatient Therapy

Inpatient hospitalization for mental health conditions may be necessary to manage acute psychiatric episodes or for other treatment that requires more intensive care than outpatient care can provide. Involuntary admissions may be initiated if the patient is at risk to harm him/herself or others.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support mental / emotional health 6 1
Depressed mood 3 0
Risk of harm 3 1
Unable to function 3 2
Deliberate overdosing 2 0
Major depressive disorder 2 1

Show all 18 reasons taken

  • Major
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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 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Psychiatric ward

Side effect Patients
Bipolar ultradian cycling 1
Embarrassment 1
Mania increased 1
Social withdrawal 1

Why patients stopped taking Psychiatric ward

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Felt finished with this treatment 7
Other 7
Doctor's advice 6
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 1
Expense 1
Found another therapist or program I preferred 1
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 1
See all 13 patients who've stopped undergoing Psychiatric ward


Stopped undergoing Psychiatric ward

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Psychiatric ward.