Table 1: Demographic data, duration, and severity of illness in schizophrenic and psychotically depressed patients (no difference found).

Patients with schizophrenia ( 𝑛 = 3 0 )Patients with major depression with psychotic features ( 𝑛 = 3 0 )Statistic test

GenderFemale   MaleFemale   Male
40%     60%50%      50% 𝜒 2 = 0 . 5 3
Age (yrs) 3 5 . 2 ± 8 . 0 1 3 6 . 9 ± 7 . 9 8 𝑈 = 0 . 5 2
Illness duration (yrs) 3 . 8 5 ± 2 . 0 1 5 . 1 ± 2 . 8 3 𝑈 = 3 . 1 3
CGI-S score 5 . 1 ± 0 . 5 5 4 . 6 ± 0 . 5 𝑈 = 3 . 5 7
BPRS score 4 9 . 4 5 ± 3 . 0 5 4 7 . 8 5 ± 4 . 0 7 𝑈 = 1 . 7 2