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Table 6 Clinical significance of changes in parent and adolescent ratings on the broadband scales of CBCL and YSR and the FBB-DES and SBB-DES total scale

From: Effectiveness of usual-care cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescents with depressive disorders rated by parents and patients – an observational study

   Worsened Unchanged and still in a clinical range Unchanged and in a normal range Improved and still in a clinical range Improved and clinically normalized
N n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Parent rating
 CBCL Total sample Internalizing Problems 331 13 (3.9) 132 (39.9) 60 (18.1) 47 (14.2) 79 (23.9)
Externalizing Problems 331 13 (3.9) 66 (19.9) 160 (48.3) 23 (6.9) 69 (20.8)
Total Problems 331 18 (5.4) 80 (24.2) 63 (19.0) 66 (19.9) 104 (31.4)
Rated in a clinical range at pre-assessment Internalizing Problems 286 8 (2.8) 116 (40.6) 26 (9.1) 53 (18.5) 83 (29.0)
Externalizing Problems 165 7 (4.2) 54 (32.7) 16 (9.7) 28 (17.0) 60 (36.4)
Total Problems 263 11 (4.2) 70 (26.6) 11 (4.2) 71 (27.0) 100 (38.0)
 FBB-DES Total sample Total score 331 26 (7.9) 81 (24.5 63 (19.0) 71 (21.5) 90 (27.2)
Rated in a clinical range at pre-assessment Total score 278 22 (7.9) 69 (24.8) 25 (9.0) 68 (24.5) 94 (33.8)
Adolescent rating
 YSR Total sample Internalizing Problems 331 9 (2.7) 107 (32.3) 68 (20.5) 41 (12.4) 106 (32.0)
Externalizing Problems 331 18 (5.4) 56 (16.9) 183 (55.3) 7 (2.1) 67 (20.2)
Total Problems 331 16 (4.8) 76 (23.0) 60 (18.1) 44 (13.3) 135 (40.8)
Rated in a clinical range at pre-assessment Internalizing Problems 267 8 (3.0) 84 (31.5) 15 (5.6) 51 (19.1) 109 (40.8)
Externalizing Problems 104 2 (1.9) 37 (35.6) 4 (3.8) 11 (10.6) 50 (48.1)
Total Problems 231 8 (3.5) 57 (24.7) 11 (4.8) 51 (22.1) 104 (45.0)
 SBB-DES Total sample Total score 331 9 /2.7) 96 (29.0) 87 (26.3) 50 (15.1) 89 (26.9)
Rated in a clinical range at pre-assessment Total score 264 11 (4.2) 65 (24.6) 24 (9.1) 63 (23.9) 101 (38.3)