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Table 2 Measures of impulsive and aggressive behavior according to different instruments in suicides with and without an axis I diagnosis and in normal controls

From: Suicide and no axis I psychopathology

Instrument NAIS AIS LS P
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
BIS 61.7 12.3 63.4 13.8 60.5 10.8 0.577
BGHA 4.9 3.6 10.5 11.0 6.8 8.1 0.125
BDHI 35.0 11.7 32.3 12.0 26.4 11.4 0.011*
TCI – NS 20.6 6.5 20.4 6.6 17.5 6.38 0.088
  1. NS: Novelty Seeking. Tukey post-hoc comparison