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Table 5 STIPO ratings (5-point ratings) of personality organization in patients with only cluster B and only cluster C personality disorder (T-test)

From: Reliability and validity of the German version of the Structured Interview of Personality Organization (STIPO)

STIPO domain Personality disorders Statistics
Cluster B (n=29) Cluster C (n=19)
  Mean s.d. Mean s.d. T df p
Identity 3.34 .81 2.66 .63 3.121 46 .003
Object relations 3.26 .83 2.53 .70 3.177 46 .003
Primitve defenses 3.55 .69 2.58 .69 4.787 46 <.001
Coping/rigidity 3.41 .73 3.11 .81 1.369 46 .178
Aggression 3.10 .86 2.19 .77 3.889 46 <.001
Moral values 2.59 .78 1.84 .60 3.523 46 .001
Reality testing and perceptual distortions 2.14 .69 1.84 .50 1.603 46 .116
Total score 4.34 .77 3.37 .76 4.320 46 <.001