What is Depression/Bipolar Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Through a combination of therapies and lifestyle changes, bipolar patients can manage their disorder.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • 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 1
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 9
Anxiety and frustration 2
Insomnia 2
Addictive opiate 1
Agitation 1
Alternating constipation and diarrhea 1

Show all 27 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Dosage Patients
monthly 1
weekly 1
50 min monthly 1
120 min weekly 1
300 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 3
Expense 3
Felt finished with this treatment 3
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Found another therapist or program I preferred 2
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 12 patients who’ve stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration

Currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients
3-6 months 1
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 21

Stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 4
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 3

Adherence


Always
Patients
10
56%
Usually
Patients
4
22%
Sometimes
Patients
1
6%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
3
17%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
6%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
3
17%
A little hard to take
Patients
5
28%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
9
50%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
2
11%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
2
11%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
6%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
5
28%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
8
44%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Depression/Bipolar Therapy.