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Table 2 Psychoactive drugs and other treatments in Sub-threshold Depression (HRDS > 10 without lifetime criteria for Depressive Episode) by sex

From: Sub-threshold depression and antidepressants use in a community sample: searching anxiety and finding bipolar disorder

Treatment Males % Females D % Total (males and females) % OR (F) CL 95% Χ2 1df P
First-line Antidepressants° 2 6.8 18 16.6 20 14.6 2.7 0.1-96.4 1.05 0.30
Second-line Antidepressants§ 1 3.4 6 5.6 7 5.1 1.6 0.1-31.2 0.1 0.98
Benzodiazepines* 7 24.1 33 30.6 40 24.1 1.4 0.2-6.3 0.2 0.66
Homeopathics 1 3.4 3 2.7 4 2.9 0.8 0.3-2.1 0.2 0.68
Psychotherapy 3 10.3 10 9.2 13 9.5 0.9 0.4-2.0 0.1 0.86
  1. °SSRI, TCA, IMAO, SNRI, NaSSA, bupriopion; § low-dosage benzamides, low-dosage quetiapine, trazodone, nefazodone, Adenosin-methionine, Hypericum Perforatum