What is Cuddling?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Cuddling may be effective in providing comfort and reducing  levels of anxiety or stress.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 4 0
Despair 2 1
Promote relaxation 2 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0
Support mental / emotional health 1 0
Support social interaction 1 0

  • 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
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cuddling

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Cuddling

Dosage Patients
20 min monthly 1
120 min daily 1
90minutes as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Cuddling

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Cuddling

Duration

Currently using Cuddling

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Cuddling

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Cuddling

Feb 11, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for feeling cared about)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for despair)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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