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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Data of the Studied Sample

From: Stress load during childhood affects psychopathology in psychiatric patients

  Gender
Female/
male
Age
M ± SD
(range)
Years of
education
BDIa BPRSb Medication
Patients
(N=96)
40/56 36.2 ± 12.2
(18–69)
12.4 ± 2.8
(8–20)
17.9 ± 11.3
(0–46)
50.5 ± 10.6
(25–77)
 
Comparison Ss
(N = 31)
15/16 40.3 ± 15.6
(19–70)
15.1 ± 2.9
(11–21)
3.3 ± 3.9
(0–12)
- -
Group
Differences
Chi2(1) =
0.4
t(125) =
1.52, p > .1
t(125) = 4.69* t(119) =
6.58**
  
Major Depressive
Disorder
(N=39)
21/18 42.4 ± 13.7
(18–69)
12.9 ± 2.9
(8–20)
23.8 ± 10.9
(1–46)
49.4 ± 9
(27–65)
None:2, N-Mix:15, AD-mix:3,
SSRI/SNRI:16, Natyp:1,
Benzo:1, MAO:1
Schizophrenia
(N = 32)
10/22 32.6 ± 9.1
(19–50)
12.7 ± 3.2
(8–18)
13.3 ± 9.7
(0–36)
49.1 ± 7.9
(34–69)
AD+N:15, AD:1, Atyp:13,
Typ:1, Mix-N:1 TCA:1
Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse
1/14 33 ± 9
(21–48)
10.9 ± 1.5
(8–13)
10.9 ± 8
(1–28)
59.9 ± 11.7
(36–77)
None:15
Personality
Disorder
(N=10)
8/2 27.9 ± 8.1
(18–43)
11.7 ± 1.4
(9–13)
21.4 ± 10.7
(6–44)
44.7 ± 15.4
(25–71)
None:5, Mix:1, TCA:1
Group
Differences
Chi2(3) =
17.42*
F(3,92) =
7.46**
F(3,92) =
2.2 n.s.
F(3,90) =
9.23**
F(3,89) =
5.95*
 
  1. Note. aBeck Depression Inventory.bBrief Psychiatric Rating Scale. Statistical comparisons: *: p < .01; **:p < .001