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Table 2 MOODS-SR rhythmicity and vegetative functions items endorsement in the total sample (n = 65) and in PTSD patients without MOODS-SR suicidal items (n = 29) with respect to those with at least 1 suicidal item (n = 36)

From: Alterations in circadian/seasonal rhythms and vegetative functions are related to suicidality in DSM-5 PTSD

MOODS-SR rhythmicity item Total sample N(%) No MOODS-SR suicidal items N(%) ≥ 1 MOODS-SR suicidal item N(%) p
132 Difficulty working in the early morning 17 (26.2) 5 (17.2) 12 (33.3) .237
133 Difficulty working in the evening or night 24 (36.9) 6 (20.7) 18 (50.0) .030
134 Irritable if daily routine is disrupted 20 (30.8) 4 (13.8) 16 (44.4) .017
135 Mood, energy, interest and efficiency improved if you were in a regular routine 36 (55.4) 13 (44.8) 23 (63.9) .199
136 More energetic with less sleep 14 (21.5) 1 (3.4) 13 (36.1) .004
137 Mood, energy and physical well-being changing with the weather, season or when travelling across time zones 42 (64.6) 16 (55.2) 26 (72.2) .243
Sleep      
138 Sleepy all the time 26 (40.0) 5 (17.2) 21 (58.3) .002
139 Repeated difficulty falling asleep 42 (64.6) 14 (48.3) 28 (77.8) .027
140 Repeatedly waking up in the middle of the night 42 (64.6) 13 (44.8) 29 (80.6) .006
141 Repeatedly waking up early 38 (58.5) 12 (41.4) 26 (72.2) .024
142 Needing much more sleep than usual 31 (47.7) 7 (24.1) 24 (66.7) .002
143 You went for days without sleeping or with much less sleep than usual but didn’t feel tired? 22 (33.8) 8 (27.6) 14 (38.9) .488
144 Difficulty sleeping before or after stimulating activities 28 (43.1) 11 (37.9) 17 (47.2) .617
145 Increase in quality/need for sleep in a particular season 25 (38.5) 6 (20.7) 19 (52.85) .017
146 Increase in quality/need for sleep when traveling across > = 4 time zones 8 (12.3) 4 (13.8) 4 (11.1) 1.00
147 Decrease in quality/need for sleep when traveling across > = 4 time zones 8 (12.3) 3 (10.3) 5 (13.9) .723
Appetite/Weight      
150 No food appeals or tastes good 23 (35.4) 6 (20.7) 17 (47.2) .050
151 Constantly craving for sweets or carbohydrates 20 (30.8) 3 (10.3) 17 (47.2) .003
152 Appetite/weight increased 16 (24.6) 2 (6.9) 14 (38.9) .007
153 Appetite/weight decreased 21 (32.3) 3 (10.3) 18 (50.0) .002
Sexual function      
154 Less sexually active than usual 27 (41.5) 7 (24.1) 20 (55.6) .021
155 Difficulty becoming sexually aroused 25 (38.5) 7 (24.1) 18 (50.0) .061
156 Difficulty achieving orgasm 13 (20.0) 5 (17.2) 8 (22.2) .852
157 More interested in sex 11 (16.9) 2 (6.9) 9 (25.0) .109
158 Frequently changing sexual partners 8 (12.3) 1 (3.4) 7 (19.4) .066
Physical symptoms      
159A Frequent headaches 25 (38.5) 5 (17.2) 20 (55.6) .004
159B Dry mouth 27 (41.5) 5 (17.2) 22 (61.1) .001
159C Constipation 20 (30.8) 7 (24.1) 13 (36.1) .442
159D Nausea or other GI problems 25 (38.5) 7 (24.1) 18 (50.0) .061
160 More/less sensitive than usual to heat, cold or pain 29 (44.6) 6 (20.7) 23 (63.9) .001