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Table 2 Comparison of treatment variables between suicidal and non-suicidal adolescent inpatients

From: Improvement in cognitive and psychosocial functioning and self image among adolescent inpatient suicide attempters

  Adolescents
Groups: Suicidal (n = 16) Non-Suicidal (n = 39)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value
Number of individual therapy sessions 52 (15.8) 32 (19.0) n.s.
Number of psychiatric assessments 19 (17.6) 13 (15.8) n.s.
Number of psychologist assessments 9 (1.7) 8 (3.4) n.s.
Number of social worker assessments b 5 (3.0) 5 (5.0) n.s.
Number of occupational therapist assessments b 21 (9.2) 10 (7.6) n.s.
Number of family sessions 6 (3.5) 6 (4.1) n.s.
Number of team sessions 9 (11.6) 6 (4.8) n.s.
Number of group therapy sessions b 16 (14.5) 13 (12.5) n.s.
Number of days attending school 72 (40.7) 62 (44.0) n.s.
Psychotropic medication during treatment 12 (75.0%) 14 (35.9%) 0.016
  1. n.s. = non significant; T-Test; bMann-Whitney U-test