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Table 6 Breakdown of subcategories of management provided

From: Detection and management of depression in adult primary care patients in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional survey conducted by a primary care practice-based research network

Breakdown of subcategory n (%)
Medication prescribed (n=313)  
  Antidepressant 263 (84.0%)
  Z-class drug 41 (13.1%)
  Benzodiazepine 70 (22.4%)
  Anti-psychotic 26 (8.3%)
Counseling provided (n=259)  
  Supportive counseling 215 (83.0%)
  Problem solving therapy 49 (18.9%)
  Activity planning 31 (12.0%)
  Cognitive behavioral therapy 36 (13.9%)
Referral to health care professional (n=53)  
  Private psychiatrist 4 (7.5%)
  Psychologist 7 (13.2%)
  Government-funded psychiatric service 12 (22.6%)
  Counsellor 18 (34.0%)
  Emergency department 1 (1.9%)
  Social worker 3 (5.7%)
  1. Note. Percentage totals may exceed 100% due to multiple responses.