Table 4

Associations of exposure to childhood trauma with CANTAB measures of psychomotor speed and sustained attention

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


Reaction Time

5-choice reaction time (ms)

396.20 (8.66)

-3.86 (14.07)

-16.38 (29.53)

-7.07 (18.44)

-15.34 (15.11)

14.16 (30.20)

Standardized Bc

-0.05

-0.10

-0.06

-0.17

0.07


5-choice movement time (ms)

479.97 (16.28)

60.21 (24.31)

70.17 (53.84)

-34.80 (33.80)

19.63 (28.21)

95.84 (54.07)

Standardized Bc

0.39

0.23

-0.16

0.12

0.27


Rapid Visual Information Processing

Mean latency (ms)

548.43 (19.58)

7.06 (27.89)

33.45 (58.87)

-31.36 (36.28)

15.57 (31.28)

40.50 (59.82)

Standardized Bc

0.04

0.09

-0.12

0.08

0.10

A'

-0.016 (0.010)

-0.023 (0.022)

-0.016 (0.013)

-0.026 (0.011)

-0.021 (0.022)

Standardized Bc

0.90 (0.01)

-0.25

-0.17

-0.18

-0.37

-0.14


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).

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

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