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Table 3 Comparison of clinical characteristics of OCD and non-OCD in first episode psychosis

From: Prevalence and clinical characteristics of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder in first-episode psychosis

Variable OCD (N=26) Non-OCD (N=220) P-value
  Mean Mean  
GAF Symptoms (SD) 33.1 (5.7) 31.2 (7.4) .138
GAF Function (SD) 40.8 (10.4) 39.5 (9.5) .524
PANSS Total 65.4 (14.1) 64.61 (13.8) .699
Positive component (SD) 14.5 (3.9) 14.5 (3.9) .898
Negative component (SD) 19.7 (8.3) 18.7 (7.3) .542
Excitement component (SD) 8.9 (2.7) 7.9 (3.3) .174
Depressive component (SD) 14.7 (3.1) 12.3 (3.6) .002**
Cognitive symptoms (SD) 5.5 (2.8) 5.8 (2.9) .634
Suicidal behaviour; plans or attempts (index) (%) 26.9 9.6 .009**
Suicidal behaviour; plans or attempts (lifetime) (%) 34.6 27.3 .431|
  1. PANSS = Positive and negative symptom scale; GAF = Global Assessment of Functioning.
  2. **= Significant at .01 level.