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TABLE 1:

Baseline characteristics

Baseline characteristics
Baseline characteristics

 

BPD, n = 85 

MDD, n = 80 
Statistical Value 

95% CI 
Age (y), mean ± SD 33.89 ± 10.54 43.78 ± 12.41 −13.4 to −6.4a 
Length of stay (d), mean ± SD 3.82 ± 3.38 5.26 ± 5.67 −2.9 to −.01a 

 

 

 

P Value 
Female, n (%) 71 (83.5) 41 (51.2) <.001a 
Race, n (%)   .43 
 Black 6 (7.1) 9 (11.3)  
 Hispanic 3 (3.5) 3 (3.8)  
 White 68 (80.0) 65 (81.3)  
 Other 8 (9.4) 3 (3.8)  
Married, n (%) 13 (15.3) 32 (40.0) <.001a 
Suicidal ideation, attempt, or gesture on admission, n (%) 72 (84.7) 63 (78.8) .32 
Primary Axis 1 diagnosis on dischargeb 
 Depressionc 32 (37.6) 80 (100)  
 Adjustment Rx 31 (36.5) …  
 Substance use disorder 10 (11.8) …  
 Bipolar mood disorder 6 (7.1) …  
 Otherd 5 (7.1) …  
Current or past history of 
 ADHD 12 (14.1) 4 (55) .05a 
 Bipolar disorder 40 (47.1) 6 (7.5) <.001a 
 Eating disorder 7 (8.2) 1 (1.3) .04a 
 Anxiety disorder 29 (34.1) 42 (52.5) .02a 
 Major depression 48 (56.5) 80 (100) <.001a 
 PTSD 27 (31.8) 14 (17.5) .03a 
 Schizophrenia 3 (3.5) .09 
History of sexual abuse 33 (38.8) 14 (17.5) .002a 
History of physical abuse 25 (29.4) 14 (17.5) .07 
Current or past alcohol abuse or dependence 32 (37.6) 25 (31.3) .388 
Current or past substance abuse or dependence 48 (56.4) 38 (47.5) .249 
Number of psychiatric admissions in last y, n (%)   .02a 
 1 58 (68.2) 68 (85.0)  
 2 17 (20.0) 10 (12.5)  
 ≥3 10 (11.8) 2 (2.5)  
Number of psychiatric admissions in last 3 y, n (%)   .001a 
 1 46 (54.1) 64 (80.0)  
 2 17 (20.0) 11 (13.8)  
 ≥3 22 (25.9) 5 (6.3)  

 

BPD, n = 85 

MDD, n = 80 
Statistical Value 

95% CI 
Age (y), mean ± SD 33.89 ± 10.54 43.78 ± 12.41 −13.4 to −6.4a 
Length of stay (d), mean ± SD 3.82 ± 3.38 5.26 ± 5.67 −2.9 to −.01a 

 

 

 

P Value 
Female, n (%) 71 (83.5) 41 (51.2) <.001a 
Race, n (%)   .43 
 Black 6 (7.1) 9 (11.3)  
 Hispanic 3 (3.5) 3 (3.8)  
 White 68 (80.0) 65 (81.3)  
 Other 8 (9.4) 3 (3.8)  
Married, n (%) 13 (15.3) 32 (40.0) <.001a 
Suicidal ideation, attempt, or gesture on admission, n (%) 72 (84.7) 63 (78.8) .32 
Primary Axis 1 diagnosis on dischargeb 
 Depressionc 32 (37.6) 80 (100)  
 Adjustment Rx 31 (36.5) …  
 Substance use disorder 10 (11.8) …  
 Bipolar mood disorder 6 (7.1) …  
 Otherd 5 (7.1) …  
Current or past history of 
 ADHD 12 (14.1) 4 (55) .05a 
 Bipolar disorder 40 (47.1) 6 (7.5) <.001a 
 Eating disorder 7 (8.2) 1 (1.3) .04a 
 Anxiety disorder 29 (34.1) 42 (52.5) .02a 
 Major depression 48 (56.5) 80 (100) <.001a 
 PTSD 27 (31.8) 14 (17.5) .03a 
 Schizophrenia 3 (3.5) .09 
History of sexual abuse 33 (38.8) 14 (17.5) .002a 
History of physical abuse 25 (29.4) 14 (17.5) .07 
Current or past alcohol abuse or dependence 32 (37.6) 25 (31.3) .388 
Current or past substance abuse or dependence 48 (56.4) 38 (47.5) .249 
Number of psychiatric admissions in last y, n (%)   .02a 
 1 58 (68.2) 68 (85.0)  
 2 17 (20.0) 10 (12.5)  
 ≥3 10 (11.8) 2 (2.5)  
Number of psychiatric admissions in last 3 y, n (%)   .001a 
 1 46 (54.1) 64 (80.0)  
 2 17 (20.0) 11 (13.8)  
 ≥3 22 (25.9) 5 (6.3)  

ADHD = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; BPD = borderline personality disorder; CI = confidence interval; MDD = major depressive disorder; PTSD = post-traumatic stress disorder; Rx = prescription.

a

P < .05, between BPD group and MDD group.

b

The control group comprised patients with a diagnosis of major depression, recurrent, severe.

c

Depression includes diagnoses of major depression, dysthymia, or mood disorder, not otherwise specified.

d

Other includes anxiety disorders, schizoaffective, and dissociative amnesia.

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