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Table 1 Matching variables, control measures, symptom scale, and psychopathology scales for patients and controls

From: Narrative coherence of autobiographical memories in women with borderline personality disorder and associations with childhood adversity

  BPD subjects (N = 26) Controls (N = 28)
Control variables
 Age 28.67 ± 7.21 28.88 ± 8.77
 Parental education 2.45 ± 0.96 2.71 ± 0.79
 Subject education 2.52 ± 1.68 3.85 ± 1.32
 WAIS VCI 91.15 ± 10.4 103.32 ± 6.2
 Memory word count 75.04 ± 34.9 84.63 ± 29.3
 CTQ 60 (44–71) 28 (25–33)
Symptom scale
 ZAN-BPD 12.6 ± 6.4
Psychiatric diagnostic comorbidity n (%)
 Major Depressive Disorder 3 (11.5) 0 (0.0)
 Bipolar II Disorder 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Agoraphobia 6 (23.1) 0 (0.0)
 Panic Disorder without Agoraphobia 7 (26.9) 0 (0.0)
 Social Phobia 7 (26.9) 0 (0.0)
 General Anxiety Disorder 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 6 (23.1) 0 (0.0)
Personality disorders n (%)
 Avoidant 9 (34.6) 0 (0.0)
 Dependent 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
 Obsessive-Compulsive 6 (23.1) 0 (0.0)
 Paranoid 5 (19.2) 0 (0.0)
 Schizotypal 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Schizoid 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Histrionic 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
 Narcissistic 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
 Antisocial 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0)
  1. Data is shown with mean ± standard deviations except the CTQ score, which is displayed with medians and lower and upper quartiles because the variable significantly deviated from the normal distribution. Missing data is described in the method section. WAIS VCI Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Verbal Comprehension Index, CTQ Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, ZAN-BPD Zanarini Rating Scale for Borderline Personality Disorder