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Are you taking any medication, such as an antidepressant or antipsychotics? This checklist can help you keep track of their effects and side effects. Print the list and discuss the results with your care worker so you can both get a clearer view of your treatment.

When should you fill in this checklist?

  • First time: a week after starting your medication.
  • Subsequently: every two weeks, until you feel you’ve reached the right dosage.
  • Repeat this if you change your dosage or switch to different medication.
  • In general: as often as you like and consider necessary.

PsychosisNet does not store the answers to this checklist.

Prof. dr. Jim van OsChair Division Neuroscience, Utrecht University Medical Centre. Jim is also Visiting Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. Jim works at the interface of ‘hard’ brain science, health services research, art and subjective experiences of people with ‘lived experience’ in mental healthcare. 

Jim has been appearing on the Thomson-Reuter Web of Science list of ‘most influential scientific minds of our time’ since 2014. In 2014 he published his book ‘Beyond DSM-5‘, and in 2016 the book ‘Good Mental Health Care’. 

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