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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the post-traumatic stress disorder patient sample subjected to the trauma-script challenge

From: Intranasal oxytocin reduces provoked symptoms in female patients with posttraumatic stress disorder despite exerting sympathomimetic and positive chronotropic effects in a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Mean (SD) or N (%)
Age (years) 39.8 (11.2)
Age (years) at first traumatization 7.7. (4.8)
Female sex 35 (100%)
Education  
  < 10 years 8 (22%)
 10–12 years 10 (29%)
  > 13 years 17 (49%)
Married 8 (23%)
Employment status
 Employed 16 (46%)
 Retired 14 (40%)
 Unemployed 5 (14%)
Multiple traumatization 29 (83%)
Psychological variables  
 SCID-D score 12.1 (4.7)
 DES 23.4 (15.7)
 IES 46.6 (14.7)
  1. Abbreviations: DES Dissociative Experiences Scale, IES Impact of Event Scale, SCID-D Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition – Dissociative Disorders. For citations, see main article