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Table 2 Pleasant touch perception in participants with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and healthy controls (HC)

From: Pleasant touch perception in borderline personality disorder and its relationship with disturbed body representation

  BPD
(n = 25)
HC
(n = 25)
Statistics
  M (SD) M (SD)  
Mdn (IQR) Mdn (IQR)
Valence −4.50 (41.56) 56.85 (39.78) t(48) = −5.33, p < .001
−17.58 (59.29) 65.83 (53.54)
Intensity 54.58 (17.30) 74.64 (19.15) U = 126.00, z = −3.62, p < .001
55.67 (20.87) 74.67 (30.21)
Sensory components
Roughness 27.80 (16.53) 13.49 (11.33) U = 128.00, z = −3.58, pBonf = .002
22.31 (31.72) 9.50 (13.63)
Slip 14.08 (16.03) 7.22 (9.83) U = 216.00, z = −1.89, pBonf = .349
6.08 (21.83) 1.67 (13.00)
Firmness 23.44 (14.57) 9.15 (11.93) U = 121.50, z = −3.71, pBonf = .001
24.70 (22.00) 5.90 (11.30)
Pile 47.13 (19.83) 57.37 (25.79) U = 215.00, z = −1.89, pBonf = .354
43.33 (24.33) 62.00 (38.42)
Affective components
Comfort 36.81 (19.88) 64.22 (19.88) t(48) = −4.87, pBonf < .001
37.78 (30.89) 67.33 (22.69)
Arousal 22.72 (16.99) 35.45 (20.19) t(48) = −2.41, pBonf = .119
19.25 (31.25) 38.19 (27.56)
  1. BPD = borderline personality disorder; HC = healthy control; n = number; M = mean; SD = standard deviation; Mdn = median; IQR = interquartile range; pBonf = Bonferroni corrected p-value