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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Change in obsessive beliefs as predictor and mediator of symptom change during treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder – a process-outcome study

  M (SD)/% (N)   % (N)
Female gender 59.2 (42) Comorbid mental disorders 83.1 (59)
Age (years) 34.59 (11.20) Depressive disorders 77.5 (55)
High school degree 56.3 (40) Dysthymic disorder 2.8 (2)
In a relationship 38.0 (27) Anxiety disorders 18.3 (13)
OCD subtypes   Adjustment disorder 2.8 (2)
   F42.0 4.2 (3) Somatoform disorders 4.2 (3)
   F42.1 5.6 (4) Eating disorders 8.5 (6)
   F42.2 90.1 (64) Personality disorders 9.9 (7)
  1. Note. N = 71. OCD = Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. F42.0 = Predominantly obsessional thoughts and ruminations, F42.1 = Predominantly compulsive acts, F42.2 = Mixed obsessional thoughts and acts. Anxiety disorders comprise panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobic disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. As all participants were Caucasians we do not report differences with regard to ethnicity. High School = German equivalent of high school certificate after 13 years of schooling