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Table 5 Well being (SF-12) by treatment: SD, Sub-threshold Depression (HRDS > 10 without criteria for lifetime Depressive Episode); DE, Depressive Episode point prevalence; Total Depressive Symptoms = SD plus DE

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

  First line AD Second line AD Only BDZ No AD or BDZ F P
°SD 30.8+/-4.5
(n = 20)
30.4+/-4.3
(n = 7)
28.3+/-4.3
(n = 35)
29.1+/-5.1
(n = 75)
(DF 3,133, 136)
1.3
0.288
*DE 31.6+/-5.6* (n = 17) 30.3+/-4.9 (n = 14) 28.6+/-5.1 (n = 9) 25.8+/-5.1* (n = 15) (DF 3,51,54)
1.8
0.002
§Total depressive symptoms 31.2+/-5.0
(n = 37)
30.3+/-4.7
(n = 21)
28.4+/-4.5
(n = 44)
28.5+/-5.1
(n = 90)
(DF 3, 188,191)
3.0
0.0019
  1. T test Bonferroni 1vs4, 51 DF zP < 0.05, Not Significant differences in the other comparisons; °t test Bonferroni 133 DF, No significant differences; § t test Bonferroni 188 DF, No significant differences