BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Characteristics of childhood abuse and nonabuse MDD groups.

CharacteristicsNonabuse MDD groupAbuse MDD group

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Sex (F/M)10/98/4
Age (yrs.)36.4 ± 12.6 40.0 ± 9.5
Baseline HAMD17 21.2 ± 4.024.7 ± 3.9
Duration of current MDE (yrs.) 4.7 ± 5.25.4 ± 6.1
Time since MDD onset (yrs.)11.1 ± 9.411.9 ± 9.1
MDD onset (yrs.)25.3 ± 11.128.1 ± 7.3
CTQTotal51.0 ± 6.162.9 ± 11.1
CTQ “neglect” score39.8 ± 5.642.5 ± 6.5
CTQ “abuse” score11.2 ± 1.121.3 ± 6.7

CTQ: Childhood Trauma Questionnaire; CTQ “neglect” score: emotional neglect + physical neglect + emotional abuse; CTQ “abuse” score: physical abuse + sexual abuse; HAMD17: Hamilton Depression Rating Scale; MDD: major depressive disorder; MDE: major depressive episode; means ± SDs presented.