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Table 3 Comparison of suicide probability among the studied groups

From: Affective theory of the mind and suicide in women with borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia: a comparative study

Variables Groups ANOVA Tukey’s test
BPD Schizophrenia Control P value B&S B&C S&C
Hopelessness Range 12 25 14 18 11 16 <0.001* <0.001* <0.001* 0.003*
Mean ±SD 19.95 3.395 15.75 1.209 13.35 1.348
Suicidal ideation Range 16 28 10 28 11 15 <0.001* <0.001* <0.001* 0.048*
Mean ±SD 23.05 3.187 15.25 5.486 12.4 1.142
Negative self-evaluation Range 11 23 10 24 7 17 <0.001* 0.047* <0.001* 0.011*
Mean ±SD 17.15 3.014 14.55 3.927 11.35 3.117
Hostility Range 9 24 12 25 8 13 <0.001* 0.014* <0.001* <0.001*
Mean ±SD 15.25 4.756 18.85 4.66 9.8 1.361
Suicide probability score Range 33 48 31 44 32 39 <0.001* <0.001* <0.001* 0.031*
Mean ±SD 43.4 4.109 37.25 3.567 34.4 2.521
  1. P value > 0.05: significant, *statistically significant, SD standard deviation, ANOVA analysis of variance, BPD borderline personality disorder, B borderline, C controls, and S schizophrenia