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Table 3 Means (SD) and change of psychological symptoms (BSI)

From: Long-term psychological distress of Bosnian war survivors: an 11-year follow-up of former displaced persons, returnees, and stayers

BSI Stayers (n = 33) Displaced (n = 27) Returnee (n = 38)
Baseline Follow-up t Baseline Follow-up t Baseline Follow-up t
Somatization 1.26 (1.02) 1.10 (0.97) −1.08 1.11 (0.95) 0.96 (0.80) −0.88 0.70 (0.91) 1.08 (1.02) 2.65**
Obsessive-compulsive disorder 1.46 (1.18) 1.09 (0.86) −2.23* 1.24 (1.06) 1.13 (0.83) −0.61 0.75 (0.76) 1.16 (0.98) 2.62**
Interpersonal sensitivity 1.18 (0.83) 0.81 (0.74) −2.43* 1.03 (1.0) 0.83 (0.69) −1.17 0.78 (0.68) 0.79 (0.69) 0.09
Depression 0.98 (1.08) 0.73 (0.65) −1.74 0.80 (0.86) 0.74 (0.52) −0.38 0.64 (0.73) 0.99 (0.93) 2.58*
Anxiety 1.18 (1.15) 0.87 (0.74) −1.68 1.11 (0.95) 1.07 (0.96) −0.22 0.73 (0.78) 1.14 (1.01) 2.44*
Hostility 0.99 (0.71) 0.68 (0.61) −1.85 0.82 (0.73) 0.90 (0.71) 0.41 0.67 (0.79) 1.06 (0.99) 2.51*
Phobic anxiety 0.85 (1.12) 0.46 (0.79) −2.80** 0.70 (0.83) 0.51 (0.63) −1.26 0.49 (0.68) 0.51 (0.50) 0.13
Paranoid ideation 1.28 (1.13) 1.19 (0.93) −0.58 0.97 (0.76) 1.28 (0.95) 1.78 0.84 (0.75) 1.29 (0.95) 3.08**
Psychoticism 0.59 (0.69) 0.47 (0.64) −0.89 0.39 (0.78) 0.48 (0.74) 0.61 0.48 (0.63) 0.55 (0.70) 0.53
  1. Note: BSI = Brief Symptom Inventory (scores range from 0 to 4). Planned contrasts with df = 95 (scored as follow-up – baseline). * p < .05, ** p < .01