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Table 3 Posterior means and 95% credible intervals (CIs) for the mean bridge effect (i.e., bridge effect divided by the number of indirect effects) of each mental state in each outcome group

From: Comorbidity between depression and anxiety: assessing the role of bridge mental states in dynamic psychological networks

Mental state Comorbidity group, estimate [CI] Depression-only group, estimate [CI] Anxiety-only group, estimate [CI]
Not relaxed 0.0007* [− 0.0001, 0.0014] 0.0005 [− 0.0005, 0.0017] 0.0003* [− 0.0012, 0.0018]
Nervous 0.0011* [0.0005, 0.0018] 0.0001* [− 0.0008, 0.0010] 0.0007* [− 0.0004, 0.0019]
Irritated 0.0002* [− 0.0005, 0.0008] 0.0000* [− 0.0005, 0.0006] − 0.0004* [− 0.0018, 0.0008]
Worrying 0.0014* [0.0008, 0.0021] 0.0009 [0.0001, 0.0022] 0.0003* [−0.0007, 0.0014]
Not cheerful 0.0018 [0.0010, 0.0027] 0.0016 [0.0004, 0.0033] 0.0016 [0.0002, 0.0034]
Listless 0.0003* [− 0.0003, 0.0009] 0.0000 [− 0.0011, 0.0012] 0.0003* [− 0.0006, 0.0014]
Down 0.0028 [0.0018, 0.0039] 0.0005 [− 0.0003, 0.0017] 0.0043 [0.0021, 0.0069]
  1. Estimates accompanied by an asterisk (*) were significantly different from the bridge effect with the highest point estimate (bolded) within that group