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Table 3 Symptom load at T2 differentiated by psychiatric disorders at T1, overall and separately for girls and boys

From: Association of treatment procedures and resilience to symptom load three-years later in a clinical sample of adolescent psychiatric patients

  YSR Total Problem T-Score at T2
Psychiatric disordersa T1   ≥ 60b    Girls versus Boys
  n (%) n (%) Mean (SD) Mean difference 95% CIc p-valuec
Total sample
 Any psychiatric disorder 447   137/447 (30.6) 50.5 (26.5)    
 Anxiety disorder 151/447 (33.8) 46/151 (30.5) 50.1 (24.0)    
 Mood disorder 107/447 (23.9) 52/107 (48.6) 62.7 (28.0)    
 ADHD 207/447 (46.3) 57/207 (27.5) 48.6 (26.3)    
 Other psychiatric disorder 99/447 (22.1) 33/99 (33.3) 52.9 (30.2)    
Girls
 Any psychiatric disorder 254   103/254 (40.5) 58.7 (27.0) 18.9 14.3 to 23.4 < 0.001
 Anxiety disorder 103/254 (40.5) 37/103 (35.9) 54.1 (23.4) 12.8 4.8 to 20.9 0.002
 Mood disorder 88/254 (34.6) 49/88 (55.7) 67.1 (27.1) 24.8 6.7 to 11.6 < 0.001
 ADHD 87/254 (34.3) 34/87 (39.1) 59.3 (28.9) 18.6 11.4 to 25.8 < 0.001
 Other psychiatric disorder 49/254 (19.3) 24/49 (49.0) 65.6 (29.7) 25.2 14.2 to 36.2 < 0.001
Boys
 Any psychiatric disorder 193   34/193 (17.6) 39.8 (21.6)    
 Anxiety disorder 48/193 (24.9) 9/48 (18.7) 41.3 (23.2)    
 Mood disorder 19/193 (9.8) 3/19 (15.8) 42.3 (22.7)    
 ADHD 120/193 (62.2) 23/120 (19.2) 40.8 (21.2)    
 Other psychiatric disorder 50/193 (25.9) 9/50 (18.0) 40.4 (25.3)    
  1. Note: Symptom load is measured by using Youth Self Report (YSR, Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment), Total Problem T-score, with scores ≥ 60 as borderline and clinical range, and < 60 as normal range. SD = Standard Deviation, CI = Confidence Interval
  2. a Psychiatric disorders include both primary and additional diagnoses
  3. b Borderline/clinical range
  4. c Confidence intervals and tests for differences between girls and boys were based on Student’s t-test for independent samples