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Table 6 Untreated and treated women with resolved alcohol use disorders (AUD). Personality traits measured with the Karolinska Scales of Personality (KSP) in a pooled sample (N = 1,339) reported as T-scores (transformed scores with a mean of 50 and one standard deviation for the reference population) and 95% confidence intervals (CI).

From: A cross-sectional study of personality traits in women previously treated or untreated for alcohol use disorders

  Women with resolved AUD Untreated (n = 100) Women with resolved AUD Treated (n = 23)
  Mean CI Mean CI
Somatic anxiety* 53.7 51.3–56.1 61.1 54.6–67.7
Psychic anxiety* 51.8 49.8–53.8 57.0 50.8–63.1
Muscular tension* 52.0 49.8–54.1 58.9 52.6–65.3
Psychastenia 51.8 49.6–53.9 55.7 51.4–59.9
Inhibition of aggression 50.7 48.8–52.6 51.4 47.3–55.5
Impulsiveness 53.9 51.8–56.1 56.1 51.4–60.9
Monotony avoidance 52.1 50.2–54.0 54.8 48.6–60.9
Detachment 51.3 49.3–53.4 51.1 46.3–55.9
Socialization 40.9 38.4–43.4 39.9 33.9–45.8
Social desirability 50.6 48.5–52.6 53.8 48.2–59.4
Verbal aggression 51.7 49.7–53.7 54.8 50.2–59.3
Indirect aggression 51.8 50.0–53.6 53.7 49.4–58.1
Irritability* 52.4 50.3–52.7 57.6 52.7–62.4
Guilt* 50.6 48.5–52.7 57.5 52.5–62.5
Suspicion 52.1 49.8–54.4 54.1 49.1–59.1
  1. *p < 0.05, (two sample t-test, df = 121)