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Table 3 Cognitive variables and their correlation with PTSD symptoms

From: Predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms following childbirth

Variable M (SD) Range Correlation with PDS
Dissociation (PEDQ) 10.14 (8.41) 0-41 .44***
PTCI: Overall score 52.60 (26.33) 29-165 .73***
PTCI: Self 28.90 (16.93) 18-106 .73***
PTCI: World 11.52 (7.64) 6-41 .60***
PTCI: Self-Blame 12.18 (6.06) 5-32 .38***
RIQ: Thought Suppression 8.65 (3.66) 6-22 .70***
RIQ: Rumination 10.78 (4.77) 7-28 .76***
PTQ 23.10 (14.11) 0-60 .52***
  1. Note. N = 224. PDS = Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale, PDEQ = Peritraumatic Dissociative Experience Questionnaire, PTCI = Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory, RIQ = Responses to Intrusions Questionnaire, PTQ = Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire.
  2. *** p < .001.