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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Effectiveness of dialectic behavioral therapy in routine outpatient care: the Berlin Borderline Study

  Completer
n= 47
  M SD
Age 30.1 8.1
      male 30.8 7.1
      female 30.0 8.3
  n %
Gender  
      male 4 8.5
      female 43 91.5
Education  
      No formal education 1 2.1
      9 years 4 8.5
      10 years 28 59.6
      High-school 14 29.8
Family status  
      Single 18 38.3
      Married or in a steady relationship 29 61.7
Occupational status  
      Retired due to medical reasons 9 19.1
      unemployed 21 44.7
      student 8 17.0
      Working/employed 9 19.1
Any psychotropic medication 33 70.2
      Antidepressants 25 53.2
      Neuroleptics 13 27.7
      Benzodiazepines 4 8.5
      Other psychotropic medication 24 51.1
Comorbid disorders (current)   
      Any depressive disorder 18 38.3
      Panic disorder w agrophobia 7 14.9
      Social phobia 11 23.4
      Obsessive compulsive disorder 3 6.4
      PTSD 17 36.2
      Other anxiety disorder 11 23.4
      Any anxiety disorder 29 61.7
      Eating disorder 17 36.3
      Substance abuse 12 25.5
      Any Axis-I disorder 43 91.5
      Other personality disorder 32 68.1