Table 16Types of treatments for prevention of depression in the antenatal and postnatal periods examined in the clinical studies considered in the economic analysis

StudyTreatments assessed (in addition to standard care)
GORMANunpublishedFive individual sessions of IPT
ZLOTNICK2001Four group sessions of IPT (number of women = 4–6)
ZLOTNICK2006Four group sessions of IPT (number of women = 3–5)
STAMP1995Three group sessions for social support (max number of women = 10)
DENNIS2003Social support received via telephone (average 5.4 contacts)


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