Table 2

Treatment use percentages at six month follow-up for each condition and summary of regressions predicting treatment use from intervention type

BluePages

Control

MoodGym

Control – BluePages

MoodGym – BluePages


Specific Treatments

(N = 114)

(N = 130)

(N = 102)

OR

p

95%CI

OR

p

95%CI


Evidence based

Antidepressants

25.4

26.2

28.4

1.04

.899

.58–1.85

1.16

.620

.64–2.13

CBT

9.6

6.9

22.5

.70

.441

.28–1.75

2.73

.011*

1.26–5.92

Self-help books

24.6

22.3

15.7

.88

.678

.49–1.60

.57

.108

.29–1.13

Exercise

54.4

56.9

64.7

1.11

.691

.67–1.84

1.54

.124

.90–2.66

Yoga

13.2

10.8

8.8

.80

.566

.37–1.73

.64

.314

.27–1.53

Massage

16.7

15.4

18.6

.91

.785

.46–1.80

1.15

.706

.57–2.31

Relaxation therapy

12.3

6.2

10.8

.47

.102

.19–1.16

.86

.732

.37–2.00

Cut out alcohol

13.2

15.4

15.7

1.20

.621

.58–2.47

1.23

.597

.57–2.63

Use vitamins

11.4

15.4

12.7

1.41

.366

.67–2.99

1.14

.762

.50–2.58

Non-evidence based

Counselling

11.4

12.3

11.8

1.09

.828

.50–2.38

1.04

.934

.45–2.39

Eating chocolate

21.1

23.8

30.4

1.17

.60

.64–2.15

1.64

.117

.88–3.04

Listening to music

47.4

65.4

53.9

2.10

.005**

1.25–3.51

1.300

.337

.76–2.22

Being with pets

38.6

53.8

45.1

1.86

.018*

1.11–3.09

1.31

.334

.76–2.25

Doing things you enjoy

56.1

55.4

67.6

.94

.906

.58–1.61

1.63

.084

.94–2.85

Meditation

12.3

8.5

16.7

.66

.329

.29–1.52

1.43

.360

.67–3.07

Avoiding caffeine

8.8

12.3

8.8

1.46

.374

.63–3.36

1.01

.989

.39–2.58

Use alcohol

11.4

21.5

22.5

2.13

.037*

1.05–4.35

2.26

.031*

1.08–4.75

Sources of Help

GP

26.3

21.5

29.4

.77

.382

.43–1.39

1.17

.612

.64–2.12

Counsellor/psychologist

11.4

16.9

17.6

1.58

.222

.76–3.31

1.67

.194

.77–3.60

Family and friends

.92

.757

.55–1.54

1.62

.094

.92–2.86


Categories of Treatments

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

B

p

95% CI

B

p

95% CI











Professional treatments (Scale: 0–6)

1.09 (1.25)

1.06 (1.36)

1.25 (1.49)

-.03

.832

-.34-.27

.15

.374

-.18-.47

Everyday treatments (Scale: 0–4)

2.77 (1.66)

3.13 (1.75)

3.32 (1.50)

.27

.226

-.17-.71

.48

.044*

.01-.94

Complementary treatments (Scale: 0–4)

.54 (.86)

.41 (.76)

.55 (.87)

-.12

.197

-.30-.06

.01

.943

-.19-.20

Dietary treatments (Scale: 0–6)

.45 (.70)

.65 (.87)

.60 (.73)

.16

.064

-.01-.33

.13

.162

-.05-.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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