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Table 7 Mean medical and non-medical costs per 6 months measured at patient level at intake and follow up (N = 125).

From: Implementing cognitive behavior therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome in mental health care: a costs and outcomes analysis

  Intake Follow up
  Mean SD Median Mean SD Median
Medical costs       
GP € 63 € 67 € 41 € 41 € 40 € 41
Medical specialist € 77 € 103 € 0 € 58 € 95 € 0
Physiotherapist € 87 € 202 € 0 € 62 € 181 € 0
Psychologist € 125 € 377 € 0 € 50 € 172 € 0
Psychiatrist € 18 € 107 € 0 € 18 € 95 € 0
Home care € 589 € 1629 € 0 € 498 € 1235 € 0
Hospitalisation € 134 € 720 € 0 € 67 € 509 € 0
Prescribed medicine € 19 € 50 € 3 € 16 € 52 € 3
Non medical costs       
Alternative med. pr. € 56 € 114 € 0 € 39 € 94 € 0
Non prescr. medicine € 52 € 121 € 0 € 25 € 53 € 0
Informal homecare € 1109 € 2322 € 0 € 927 € 1573 € 0
Travelling costs € 32 € 32 € 23 € 21 € 28 € 11
Total medical costs € 1112 € 2258 € 362 € 810 € 1350 € 241
Total non-medical costs € 1249 € 2396 € 112 € 1012 € 1822 € 72