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Table 7 Correlations of TCI scales and BIS to HAM-D17 (N = 114)

From: Personality differences in early versus late suicide attempters

Scale Pearson’s correlation coefficient p for two-sided significance
Novelty seeking 0.073 0.514
Harm avoidance 0.451 0.023
Reward dependence 0.058 0.607
Persistence 0.108 0.333
Self-directedness 0.156 0.16
Cooperativeness 0.149 0.183
Self-transcendence −0.006 0.956
TCI subscale (impulsivity) 0.057 0.546
BIS overall score 0.14 0.136
BIS “Non-Planning” 0.003 0.975
BIS “Motor Impulsiveness” 0.144 0.127
BIS “Attentional Impulsiveness” 0.173 0.066