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Table 4 OSIQ scores at entry and on discharge in suicide attempters and non-attempters adolescent inpatients and comparison between groups

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

  Adolescents
Groups: Suicide attempters (n = 16)a Non-Attempters (n = 39)a Statistical significance of the change between groups 1 (n = 55)
  At entry Mean (SD) On discharge Mean (SD) At entry Mean (SD) On discharge Mean (SD) Subjects Effects: * F(Suicide attempt or not) Main Effect: * F(Suicide attempt or not) and F(Number of therapy sessions)
Psychological Self 98.1 (19.7) 118.6 (23.8)** 115.2 (26.1) 125.5 (19.1)** n.s. F(1,35) = 3.93, p = 0.055
Impulse control 32.0 (7.4) 38.3 (7.4)** 36.0 (7.5) 38.1 (6.6)* n.s. n.s.
Emotional tone 37.0 (7.7) 45.9 (10.0)*** 45.3 (7.4) 48.4 (7.7)** n.s. n.s.
Body-image 30.2 (7.0) 35.6 (7.7)** 37.1 (7.0) 39.0 (6.9)* n.s. F(1,36) = 5.82, P = 0.021
Social Self 81.5 (7.1) 85.2 (10.7) 85.2 (13.9) 89.6 (8.5)** n.s. n.s.
Social relationships 37.3 (5.2) 39.3 (6.5) 40.6 (7.5) 42.3 (5.1) n.s. n.s.
Vocational and educational goals 44.2 (3.8) 45.9 (6.0) 44.6 (8.5) 47.3 (5.7) n.s. n.s.
Familial Self 74.4 (15.0) 78.6 (12.3) 79.3 (16.2) 86.8 (14.3)* n.s. F(1,29) = 6.56, p = 0.016
  1. a Paired sample T-test, 1 adjusted means; n.s. = non significant; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
  2. 1 Comparisons are adjusted for following covariates: suicide attempt or not, current depressive mood, anhedonia at entry, number of days attending school, number of individual therapy sessions, psychotropic medication on discharge)