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Table 6 Assignment of the patients with Different Diagnoses to High and Low Stress Groups separately for the Early Life -, Prepubertal -, and Adulthood Stress Load

From: Stress load during childhood affects psychopathology in psychiatric patients

  Stress
Group
ELS
Number of
patients
PPS
Number of
patients
AS
Number of
patients
Major Depressive Dis. high 14 19 18
  low 11 10 11
Schizophrenia high 5 7 6
  low 18 18 15
Drug Abuse high 2 5 6
  low 8 4 4
Personality Disorder high 7 8 3
  low 3 0 1
Group differences: chi2 (3)   11.14, p < .001 15.20, p < .01 6.64, p < .01
  1. Note. Number of patients assigned to the 'high' and 'low stress' group separately for ELS, PPS, and AS. High stress load: stress-scores exceeding 2 SD above the mean of the comparison group. Low stress load: stress-scores below the mean of the comparison group. ELS: Early life stress; PPS. Prepubertal stress, AS: Adulthood stress (see note in Tables 2 and 4).