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 31 20
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 19 13
Bipolar Disorder 17 9
Bipolar I Disorder 13 4
Bipolar II Disorder 11 7
Post-traumatic stress disorder 9 4

Show all 22 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 20

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 26 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

Dosage Patients
monthly 1
weekly 1
50 min monthly 1
5 mg daily 1
120 min weekly 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
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 8

Stopped going to Depression/Bipolar Therapy

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