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Table 1 Participant information

From: Are personality disturbances in anorexia nervosa related to emotion processing or eating disorder symptomatology?

  AN HC
M SD M SD p
Age 23.07 6.88 22.67 3.19 0.798
Premorbid IQ 104.67 8.19 105.60 7.00 0.670
BMI 16.52 1.14 22.40 3.59 0.001
Illness duration 6.67 7.66
Age of illness onset 16.04 3.50
EDE-Q restraint 3.93 1.42 0.43 0.40 0.001
EDE-Q eating concern 3.78 1.24 0.20 0.20 0.001
EDE-Q shape concern 5.01 0.90 0.99 0.59 0.001
EDE-Q weight concern 4.50 1.41 0.42 0.47 0.001
EDE-Q global score 4.30 1.12 0.60 0.43 0.001
DASS depression 25.08 12.41 1.08 1.29 0.001
DASS anxiety 16.00 9.48 1.88 2.13 0.001
DASS stress 24.92 10.23 3.78 2.78 0.001
TAS-20 difficulty identifying feelings 22.71 5.76 10.65 3.70 0.001
TAS-20 difficulty describing feelings 18.43 2.74 10.64 4.05 0.001
TAS-20 externally oriented thinking 20.42 3.32 16.78 4.65 0.003
TAS-20 score 61.17 8.86 38.88 11.79 0.001
  1. AN Anorexia Nervosa, HC healthy controls, Premorbid IQ standardised Wechsler Test of Adult Reading Score, BMI body mass index, EDE-Q Eating Disorders Examination Questionnaire, DASS Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale, TAS-20 Toronto Alexithymia Scale, Age age of illness onset and duration illness are reported in years