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Table 3 Pre- and post-treatment outcome scores on K-10, DASS, MSSI and EPNDS for consumers receiving care through ATAPS by initiative, July 2003–December 2012

From: Achievements of the Australian Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program: summarising (almost) a decade of key evaluation data

  n Pre-treatment Post-treatment Pre-post difference Effect size
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
K-10
Tier 1 16,693 31.0 7.9 23.0 8.4 8.0** 8.4 0.96
Bushfire 171 31.2 7.4 25.5 7.3 5.8** 6.3 0.92
Child 50 26.0 7.4 22.2 8.3 3.7* 8.7 0.43
Homelessness 51 31.2 9.2 26.8 9.4 4.4** 6.5 0.67
Perinatal depression 207 30.1 7.7 20.5 8.0 9.6** 9.5 1.04
Suicide prevention 324 35.3 7.1 25.8 9.1 9.5** 9.7 0.98
DASS-anxiety
Tier 1 11,544 16.3 9.8 10.5 8.9 5.8** 9.0 0.65
Perinatal depression 389 13.4 9.4 7.0 8.0 6.4** 8.8 0.72
Suicide prevention 403 19.9 10.4 11.3 9.5 8.5** 10.8 0.79
DASS-depression
Tier 1 11,640 20.6 11.0 12.5 10.2 8.1** 10.7 0.76
Perinatal depression 400 16.9 10.0 8.2 8.4 8.8** 10.6 0.83
Suicide prevention 412 27.8 10.5 15.2 11.9 12.6** 12.7 0.99
DASS-stress
Tier 1 11,577 22.3 9.9 14.8 9.8 7.5** 10.1 0.74
Perinatal depression 404 20.6 9.5 12.0 9.4 8.6** 10.8 0.79
Suicide prevention 404 26.0 10.2 15.8 11.1 10.2** 12.1 0.84
MSSI
Suicide prevention 375 14.7 10.9 4.6 7.5 10.1** 10.1 1.00
EPNDS
Perinatal depression 503 16.4 5.2 9.4 6.3 7.1** 7.1 0.99
  1. ATAPS access to allied psychological services; K-10 Kessler-10; DASS depression anxiety and stress scales; MSSI modified scale for suicidal ideation; EPNDS edinburgh postnatal depression scale
  2. * p < 0.01,** p < 0.001