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Table 2 The frequency of psychiatric symptoms in 152 MIP inpatients

From: Clinical features, course and treatment of methamphetamine-induced psychosis in psychiatric inpatients

  aGroup1N (%) bGroup 2 N (%) cGroup3 N (%) Total N (%) *P
Delusions/hallucinations      
Persecutory 16(94.1) 75(86.2) 39(81.3) 130(85.5) 0.469
Reference 9(52.9) 29(33.3) 21(43.8) 59(38.8) 0.221
Grandiosity 1(5.9) 27(31) 22(45.8) 50(32.9) 0.008
Infidelity 6(35.3) 26(29.9) 14(29.2) 46(30.2) 0.862
Thought broadcasting 1(5.9) 0(0) 1(2.1) 2(1.3) 0.083
Thought insertion 0(0) 0(0) 1(2.1) 1(0.7) 0.428
Thought withdrawal 1(5.9) 0(0) 1(2.1) 2(1.3) 0.083
Somatic delusion 1(5.9) 2(2.3) 4(8.3) 7(4.6) 0.196
Auditory hallucinations 11(64.7) 37(42.5) 30(62.5) 78(51.3) 0.041
Visual hallucinations 2(11.8) 14(16.1) 12(25) 28(18.4) 0.349
Tactile hallucinations 1(5.9) 0(0) 1(2.1) 2(1.3) 0.083
Violence      
IPV** 4(23.5) 21(24.1) 6(12.5) 31(20.4) 0.241
Family 9(52.9) 50(57.5) 25(52.1) 84(55.3) 0.839
Others 8(47.1) 64(73.6) 33(68.8) 91(69.1) 0.097
Suicide /Homicide      
Suicidal thought 2(11.8) 9(10.3) 11(22.9) 22(14.5) 0.142
Suicide attempt 2(11.8) 8(9.2) 6(12.5) 16(10.5) 0.738
Homicidal thought 0(0) 4(4.6) 2(4.2) 6(3.9) 1.000
Homicide attempt 0(0) 0(0) 1(2.1) 1(0.7) 0.428
  1. a: Full recovery equal or less than one week
  2. b: Full recovery more than one week but equal or less than one month
  3. c: Full recovery more than one month
  4. *Pearson chi square and for table with at least 1 cell expected count less than 5, Fisher’s exact test. p <0.05 considered significant
  5. ** Intimate partner violence