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Table 1 Pre-treatment characteristics in 69 adolescents receiving 28 weeks of psychoanalytical psychotherapy with or without transference work

From: The first experimental study of transference work–in teenagers (FEST–IT): a multicentre, observer- and patient-blind, randomised controlled component study

  Transference work group (n = 39) Non-transference work group (n = 30) Effect sizes
N % N %
Gender
 Female 33 84.6 24 80.0  
 Male 6 15.4 6 20.0 x2 = .25, p = .62
Housing situation
 Both parents 15 38.5 14 46.6  
 One parent or commute
between two parents
22 56.4 12 40.0 x2 = 2.5, p = .29
 Other 2 5.1 3 10.0  
 Missing 1 3.4  
Diagnostics (M.I.N.I.)
 Recurrent depression 15 38.5 9 30.0 x2 = .139, p = .71
 Suicide risk (moderate to high) 6 15.4 4 13.3 Χ2 = .06, p = .81
 Prevalence of one or more
comorbid diagnoses
18 46.2 16 53.3 x2 = .35, p = .55
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Age 17.30 (0.7) 17.31 (0.7) t(66) = 0.64, p = .95
Personality diagnostics
 PD criteria as measured with SIDP-IV 13.5 (9.0) 12.4 (7.8) t(65) = −0,52, p = .60