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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for participants’ scores on the scales

From: The role of reassurance seeking in obsessive compulsive disorder: the associations between reassurance seeking, dysfunctional beliefs, negative emotions, and obsessive- compulsive symptoms

  OCD group
(N = 53)
Mean (SD)
Non-clinical control group (N = 591)
Mean (SD)
OCI-R 2.18 (.75) 1.40 (.69)
OBQ
 Responsibility/Threat 4.96 (1.53) 3.71 (1.02)
 Perfectionism/Certainty 5.13 (1.19) 4.15 (.99)
 Importance/Control of Thoughts 4.51 (1.50) 3.00 (1.05)
ReSQ
 Source 2.62 (.93) 1.92 (.84)
 Trust 3.20 (.94) 2.66 (.76)
 Intensity 2.44 (.86) 1.74 (.71)
 Carefulness 3.27 (.92) 2.89 (.89)
STAXI 2.46 (.71) 2.17 (.55)
GI 3.31 (.33) 3.06 (.36)
  1. OCI-R Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised Total Score, OBQ Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire, ReSQ Reassurance Seeking Questionnaire, STAXI State and Trait Anger Expression Inventory, GI Guilt Inventory