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Table 2 The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale—21 Items (DASS-21) of the studied mothers

From: The negative psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mothers of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a cross-section study

Items Study participants
(n = 54)
Depression score  
 Median (range) 8 (3-22)
• Normal 25 (46.3%)
• Mild 11 (20.4%)
• Moderate 16 (29.6%)
• Severe 2 (3.7%)
Anxiety score  
 Median (range) 6 (2-16)
• Normal 21 (39.0%)
• Mild 20 (37.0%)
• Moderate 10 (18.5%)
• Severe 3 (5.5%)
Stress score  
 Median (range) 12 (5-27)
• Normal 25 (46.3%)
• Mild 14 (25.9%)
• Moderate 12 (22.3%)
• Severe 3 (5.6%)