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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and comparisons between patients with psoriasis and healthy controls

From: Alexithymia, anxiety and depression in patients with psoriasis: a case–control study

  Patients Control group ttest pvalue
TAS 52.62 ± 13.46 39.63 ± 10.21 7.88 0.001*
DIF 17.49 ± 6.27 13.69 ± 5.38 4.70 0.001*
DDF 13.72 ± 4.93 10.74 ± 4.69 4.46 0.001*
EOT 21.34 ± 5.51 15.59 ± 4.60 8.19 0.001*
HADS 10.99 ± 7.03 10.05 ± 5.52 1.07 0.28
HADS-D 5.16 ± 3.83 4.76 ± 2.93 0.86 0.39
HADS-A 5.82 ± 4.01 5.29 ± 3.34 1.04 0.30
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD.
  2. Independent t tests in order to determine possible differences in TAS and HADS and their subscales between the mean scores of patients with psoriasis and control group.
  3. *Statistically significant difference.