Table 3

Associations of exposure to childhood trauma with CANTAB measures of executive functions

CTQ a scales


CANTAB b variable

Mean (SE)

Emotional abuse,

adjusted B (SE)c

Physical abuse,

adjusted B (SE)c

Sexual abuse,

adjusted B (SE)c

Emotional neglect,

adjusted B (SE)c

Physical neglect,

adjusted B (SE)c


Intra/Extra Dimensional Shift

# Stages completed

8.43 (0.14)

0.05 (0.23)

-0.53 (0.48)

-0.73 (0.28)

-0.35 (0.25)

-0.71 (0.49)

Standardized Bc

0.04

-0.19

-0.38

-0.24

-0.23

# EDS errors

9.66 (1.44)

-0.68 (2.36)

1.90 (4.96)

0.01 (3.10)

-1.32 (2.56)

0.81 (5.08)

Standardized Bc

-0.05

0.07

0.00

-0.09

0.03


Stockings of Cambridge

8.83 (0.31)

-0.42 (0.45)

-1.16 (0.95)

0.93 (0.58)

-0.16 (0.50)

0.52 (0.98)

Total # perfect solutions

-0.14

-0.19

0.23

-0.05

0.08

Standardized Bc

5.37 (0.14)

0.23 (0.19)

0.30 (0.41)

-0.11 (0.26)

0.23 (0.21)

0.08 (0.42)

4-Move Problems

0.17

0.11

-0.06

0.16

0.03

Average # moves

11624.73

-2311.04

-3940.05

-748.42

-2716.01

1787.55

Standardized Bc

(1055.29)

(1423.33)

(3030.73)

(1923.94)

(1538.53)

(3148.11)

ITT (ms)

-0.24

-0.20

-0.06

-0.26

0.08

Standardized Bc

2071.30 (321.45)

106.29 (460.81)

-551.89 (966.98)

36.82 (604.83)

-6.59 (501.23)

212.98 (991.26)

STT (ms)

0.03

-0.09

0.01

-0.00

0.03

Standardized Bc

5-Move Problems

6.40 (0.20)

0.28 (0.31)

0.92 (0.65)

-0.67 (0.40)

-0.01 (0.34)

-0.17 (0.68)

Average # moves

0.14

0.23

-0.25

-0.00

-0.04

Standardized Bc

13879.70

-1568.09

-8073.42

-230.52

621.74

-115.66


ITT (ms)

(1389.96)

(2185.76)

(4452.37)

(2885.29)

(2389.13)

(4731.53)

Standardized Bc

-0.12

-0.30

-0.01

0.04

-0.00

STT (ms)

1021.84 (161.05)

210.91 (253.29)

626.28 (528.72)

-498.01 (325.73)

-199.99 (275.89)

-212.60 (548.48)

Standardized Bc

0.14

0.20

-0.23

-0.12

-0.06


a Childhood Trauma Questionnaire; b Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery; c B and standardized coefficient B adjusted for age, sex, education, income (SE: standard error of the mean); ITT: initial thinking time; STT: subsequent thinking time.

Majer et al. BMC Neurology 2010 10:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-10-61

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