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Table 2 Summary of demographics and clinical characteristics at baseline by group

From: Combining emotion regulation and mindfulness skills for preventing depression relapse: a randomized-controlled study

  ER + M
(n = 37)
PE
(n = 38)
X 2/ F t/U p
M SD M SD
Gender (% females) 75.7   81.6   .38   .53
Marital Status (% of married) 58.3   73.3   2.98   .40
Years of education 11.75 5.40 11.35 4.88   .33 .38
Age 51.35 10.73 53.82 10.87   −.98 .33
Number of PDE 2.81 2.51 2.18 .51   626.00 .20
Partial remission (%) 40.5   31.6   .65   .42
Total remission (%) 59.5   68.4     
Pharmacological treatment (%)
 Antidepressants 91.9   97.4   .35   
  SSRI (%) 62.2   57.9   .14   .71
  TCAs (%) 35.1   34.2   .01   .93
  Dual-Action Antidepressants 5.4   5.3   1.00   
  Other Antidepressants 13.5   21.1   .54   
 Mood Stabilizers 18.9   23.7   .25   .61
 Antipsychotics 8.1   13.2   .71   
 Benzodiazepines 29.7   36.8   2.21   .51
  1. ER + M Emotion Regulation plus Mindfulness, PE Psychoeducation, PDE Previous Depressive Episodes, SSRI Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, TCAs Tricyclic antidepressants