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 Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 34 29
Bipolar disorder 20 10
Generalized anxiety disorder 20 13
Bipolar I disorder 13 4
Bipolar II disorder 11 7
Post-traumatic stress disorder 9 4

Show all 28 reasons taken


  • 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 5
None 30

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

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 9
Suicidal thoughts or urges 3
Anxiety and frustration 2
Difficulty falling asleep 2
Insomnia 2
Addictive opiate 1

Show all 34 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Dosage Patients
weekly 1
monthly 1
300 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
Expense 4
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 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 13 patients who've stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration

Currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 9
10 years or more 6

Stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 8
Sometimes 9
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 18
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 11
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 9
Not specified 13
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Depression/Bipolar Therapy.