results from our proof of concept
Change in mean depression scores (Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale) in treatment, control
(p) .00015, Hedges (g) treatment effect of .68. Average 4.8 pt reduction in depression in the treatment group (> reliable change index of 4), no statistically significant change in control group.
Change in number of participants with clinical depressive symptoms (i.e. EPDS scores >10)
62% of participants with depression in the treatment group had a reduction in depressive symptoms to below the clinical threshold for referral. There was no statistically significant change in control group.