Table 3: Group differences on measures of parental symptomatology.

Parental symptomatologySelective mutism group
M (SD)
Community comparison group
M (SD)
d

DASS subscales
(i) Depression17.22 (5.37)14.54 (2.99).31
(ii) Anxiety17.33 (6.07)15.67 (4.56).56
(iii) Stress22.89 (8.67)18.79 (5.76).53

a DASS  =  Depression Anxiety Stress Scale.
* 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 4 .