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Table 1 Demographics in participants with bipolar disorder (BD) and healthy participants (HC), and clinical features in participants with bipolar disorder (BD)

From: Impairment in emotion perception from body movements in individuals with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder is associated with functional capacity

  BD HC Statistic
(n = 53) (n = 84)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Value Sig
Age 34.3 (13.3) 30.8 (8.1) t = 1.96 ns
Gender (males/females) 17/36 51/33 x 2 = 10.66 p = 0.001
WASI IQ 107.6 (10.5) 112.0 (11.5) t = 2.27 p = 0.025
GAF-symptoms 61.1 (9.7)
GAF-function 58.3 (11.9)
YMRS 2.4 (3.9)
IDS-C 16.3 (10.1)a
Medicationb     
Antipsychotic 0.94 (0.70)
  n = 28 (53%)    
Antiepileptic 1.07 (0.27)
  n = 12 (23%)    
Lithium 0.98 (0.48)
  n = 16 (30%)    
Antidepressant 2.11 (2.11)
  n = 11 (21%)    
  1. WASI Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence, GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, YMRS Young Mania Rating Scale, IDS-C Inventory of Depressive Symptoms-Clinician rated
  2. a n = 48 due to missing data
  3. bAverage defined daily dose