Table 1

Personal and anamnestic characteristics of samples.

Samples

Mean Age ± SD

Familiarity Mood disorders

Antipsychotics

SSRIs

Stabilisers

Tricyclic drugs

Drug-free

Years of Illness (mean ± SD)

Years of care (mean ± SD)

Comorbidity Panic Disorder

Comorbidity Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Comorbidity Eating Disorder


1. BP (N = 17)

37.2 ± 8.0

11

13

10

9

2

2

14.8 ± 5.7

5.9 ± 2.9

9

6

3

2. MDD (N = 14)

34.4 ± 8.5

6

0

7

0

1

6

8.9 ± 4.5

2.9 ± 2.5

8

4

4

3. Controls (N = 16)

37.1 ± 8.2

F = 0.55, (2,44,46 DF)

X2 = 2.3

X2 = 17.9

X2 = 0.7

X2 = 8.0

X2 = 0.1

X2 = 2.4

F = 9.9

F = 9.3

X2 = 0.1

X2 = 0.1

X2 = 0.1

P = 0.58

NS

P < 0.0001

NS

P < 0.01

NS

NS

P < 0.01 (1,29,30 DF)

P < 0.01 (1,29,30 DF)

NS

NS

NS


Hardoy et al. Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2008 4:3   doi:10.1186/1745-0179-4-3

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