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Table 4 Personality organization (STIPO overall scores) in the different groups of anxiety disorders with and without comorbid personality disorders (n = 97)

From: Personality functioning in anxiety disorders

  STIPO level of personality organization ANOVA
Mean (s.d.) F df p
Anxiety disorder
 Phobias without PD (n = 6) 2.83 (±0.75) −2.76 26 .011
 Phobias with PD (n = 22) 3.91 (±0.87)
 Panic disorder without PD (n = 19) 2.84 (±0.83) −5.11 45 <.001
 Panic disorder with PD (n = 28) 4.11 (±0.83)
 GAD without PD (n = 9) 3.11 (±0.60) −1.86 20 .077
 GAD with PD (n = 13) 3.85 (±1.07)
 All patients without PD (n = 34) 2.91 (±0.75) −5.97 95 <.001
 All patients with PD (n = 63) 3.98 (±0.89)
  1. PD comorbid personality disorder, GAD generalized anxiety disorder, ANOVA Analysis of Variance, STIPO Structured Interview for Personality Organization