Table 1

Treatment use percentages for each condition and summary of regressions predicting treatment use from intervention type

BluePages

Control

MoodGym

Control – BluePages

MoodGym – BluePages


Specific Treatments

(N = 136)

(N = 157)

(N = 121)

OR

p

95%CI

OR

p

95%CI


Evidence based

Antidepressants

27.9

25.5

24.8

.88

.634

.53 – 1.48

.85

.568

.49 – 1.48

CBT

11.0

7.6

28.9

.67

.320

.30 – 1.48

3.28

.000**

1.69 – 6.38

Self-help books

23.5

19.7

27.3

.80

.432

.46 – 1.40

1.22

.491

.69 – 2.14

Exercise

56.6

63.7

68.6

1.34

.217

.84 – 2.15

1.67

.049*

1.01 – 2.79

Yoga

9.6

9.6

13.2

1.00

.999

.46 – 2.18

1.44

.356

.66 – 3.14

Massage

13.2

15.9

24.0

1.24

.517

.65 – 2.39

2.07

.028*

1.08 – 3.95

Relaxation therapy

12.5

7.6

18.2

.58

.169

.27 – 1.26

1.57

.207

.78 – 3.09

Cut out alcohol

14.0

19.0

19.0

1.22

.540

.64 – 2.32

1.45

.277

.74 – 2.81

Use vitamins

10.3

15.9

14.9

1.65

.160

.82 – 3.32

1.52

.269

.72 – 3.21

Non-evidence based

Counselling

8.1

14.0

11.6

1.85

.114

.86 – 30.97

1.49

.349

.65 – 30.14

Eating chocolate

19.9

22.9

27.3

1.20

.523

.69 – 2.11

1.51

.162

.85 – 2.71

Listening to music

42.6

59.9

56.2

2.01

.003**

1.26 – 3.20

1.73

.031*

1.05 – 2.83

Being with pets

41.9

52.9

50.4

1.56

.062

.98 – 2.47

1.41

.173

.86 – 2.31

Doing things you enjoy

57.4

60.5

59.5

1.14

.584

.71 – 1.82

1.09

.727

.67 – 1.80

Meditation

13.2

12.7

19.0

.96

.900

.48–1.89

1.54

.209

.79–3.01

Avoiding caffeine

11.0

10.2

11.6

.92

.816

.44–1.93

1.06

.891

.49–2.29

Use alcohol

18.4

23.6

19.0

1.37

.280

.78-.242

1.04

.898

.56–1.95

Sources of Help

GP

22.1

22.3

28.1

1.01

.962

.58 – 1.76

1.38

.265

.78 – 2.43

Counsellor/psychologist

10.3

15.9

18.2

1.65

.160

.82 – 3.32

1.93

.072

.94 – 3.98

Family and friends

56.6

71.3

64.5

1.91

.009**

1.18 – 3.10

1.39

.200

.84 – 2.30


Categories of Treatments

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

B

p

95% CI

B

p

95% CI











Professional treatments (Scale: 0–6)

1.03 (1.25)

1.05 (1.37)

1.39 (1.47)

.16

.893

-.29 – .43

.36

.036*

.02 – .69

Everyday treatments (Scale: 0–4)

2.75 (1.65)

3.31 (1.68)

3.26 (1.60)

.19

.004**

.18 – .94

.51

.013*

.11 – .92

Complementary treatments (Scale: 0–4)

0.49 (0.81)

0.46 (0.77)

0.74 (0.94)

.10

.786

-.22 – .17

.26

.014*

.05 – .46

Dietary treatments (Scale: 0–6)

0.54 (0.78)

0.66 (0.83)

0.64 (0.89)

.10

.198

-.07 – .32

.11

.360

-.10 – .31


Notes: Professional treatments included; GP, Counsellors and psychologists, anti-depressants, cognitive-behavioural therapy, counselling and reading self-help books. Everyday treatments included; family and friends, exercise, eating chocolate, listening to music, being with pets and doing more things you enjoy. Complimentary treatments included; yoga, massage, relaxation therapy and meditation. Dietary treatments included; cutting out alcohol, taking vitamins, avoiding caffeine and drinking alcohol.

Christensen et al. BMC Psychiatry 2006 6:13   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-6-13

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