Depression Symptom Tracker - PfizerPro

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Depression Symptom Tracker - PfizerPro

Communicating With Your Health Care Provider• Share your DepressionSymptom Tracker with yourhealth care provider.Working together, you andyour health care providercan choose the best way totreat your symptoms andthe best way to get you back to feeling like yourself again.• A successful discussion with your health care provideroften depends on the way you answer his or herquestions. Rather than responding with “OK”or “fine” to the question “How are you feeling?”, try toprovide as much information as possible. This will helpyour health care provider better understand you and yourcondition so he or she can ultimately be better preparedto assess your treatment.You may also have specific questions for your health careprovider. Write them down so you don't forget to ask themduring your next visit.• To help you communicate effectively during your officevisit, consider keeping a checklist or progress journal.Writing down your thoughts and feelings is not onlya good emotional outlet – it can also help you (and yourhealth care provider) see how you're progressing withyour treatment. Bring your checklist or progress journalto each appointment. It can help you remember whatyou would like to discuss.See the Therapy for Depression or AnxietyDisorders info sheet for more information.You may also find helpful information at these links:National Alliance on Mental Illnesswww.nami.orgMental Health Americawww.mentalhealthamerica.netDepression and Bipolar Support Alliancewww.dbsalliance.org© 2007, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., Philadelphia, PA 19101The appearance of external websites does not constitute endorsement by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. of the websites, or the information,products, or services contained therein. For other than authorized Wyeth activities or sites, Wyeth does not exercise any editorial controlover the information you may find at these locations. 120949-07

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