BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Preliminary Study of the Influence of Age of Onset and Childhood Trauma on Cortical Thickness in Major Depressive Disorder

Table 1

Characteristics of MDD onset groups (pediatric/adult MDD onset) and controls.

CharacteristicsMDD (overall)Pediatric MDD onsetAdult MDD onsetHC

36201618
Sex (F/M)22/1412/810/610/8
Age (yrs.)37.1 ± 11.231.5 ± 10.544.1 ± 7.731.9 ± 9.2
Baseline HAMD17 22.1 ± 4.120.7 ± 4.123.9 ± 3.4
Duration of current MDE (yrs.)5.1 ± 5.44.9 ± 5.75.4 ± 5.3
Time since MDD onset (yrs.)12.3 ± 9.214.4 ± 10.79.8 ± 6.3
MDD onset (yrs.)24.8 ± 10.117.1 ± 4.834.3 ± 5.6

HC: healthy controls; HAMD17: Hamilton Depression Rating Scale; MDD: major depressive disorder; MDE: major depressive episode; means ± SDs presented.