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Table 4 Results at PSP scale in remitted and non-remitted patients according to different criteria

From: Criteria for symptom remission revisited: a study of patients affected by schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders

Items Criteria of Remission Remitted Non-remitted Statistics(df)/Cohen’s d
PSP –activities (Means ± SD) SWGC* 1.88 (1.27) 3.20 (1.21) t(110) = 5.642,p < .0001/−1.06
PANSS PNS** 1.51 (1.21) 3.08 (1.18) t(110) = 6.660,p < .0001/−1.31
PANSS TS*** 1.15 (1.05) 2.95 (1.22) t(110) = 6.814,p < .0001/−1.58
PSP-social rel (Means ± SD) SWGC* 2.02 (1.15) 2.86 (1.15) t(110) = 5.642,p < .0001/−0.73
PANSS PNS** 1.80 (21.14) 2.73 (1.17) t(110) = 3.600,p < .001/-0.81
PANSS TS*** 1.65 (1.02) 2.67 (1.18) t(110) = 3.975,p < .0001/-0.92
PSP -self care (Means ± SD) SWGC* 0.34 (0.69) 0.80 (1.16) t(110) = 2.559,p < .012/-0.48
PANSS PNS** 0.26 (0.55) 0.74 (1.12) t(110) = 2.537,p = .013/−0.54
PANSS TS*** 0.31 (0.62) 0.65 (1.06) t(110) = 2.062,p = .043/−0.39
PSP -aggressive and disturbing behaviour (Means ± SD) SWGC* 0.14 (0.44) 0.50 (0.81) t(110) = 2.896,p < .005/−0.55
PANSS PNS** 0.10 (0.38) 0.44 (0.764) t(110) = 2.575,p = .011/−0.56
PANSS TS*** 0.08 (0.27) 0.40 (0.40) t(110) = 2.145,p = .034/-057
PSP Total Score (Means ± SD) SWGC* 62.27 (13.65) 50.38 (14.79) t(110) = 4.419,p < .0001/0.83
PANSS PNS** 65.38 (13.13) 51.48 (14.34) t(110) = 5.032,p < .0001/1.00
PANSS TS*** 69.77 (8.63) 52.26 (14.67) t(110) = 5.783,p < .0001/1.45
PSP Total Pts with a score ≥70 (N, %) SWGC* 18 (32.1) 5 (8.9) χ2(1) = 7.879,p = .005
PANSS PNS** 16 (42.1) 6 (8.3) χ2(1) = 15.988,p < .0001
PANSS TS*** 14 (53.8) 9 (10.4) χ2(1) = 20.442,p < .0001
PSP –activities Pts with score <3 (N, %) SWGC* 26 (46.4) 5 (8.9 %) χ2(1) = 17.841,p < .0001
PANSS PNS** 23 (58.9) 13 (15.1) χ2(1) = 18.907,p < .0001
PANSS TS*** 18 (69.2) 13 (15.1) χ2(1) = 26.565,p < .0001
PSP –social rel Pts with score < 3 (N, %) SWGC* 18 (32.2) 7 (12.5) χ2(1) = 5.149 p = .023
PANSS PNS** 13 (33.3) 12 (16.4) χ2(1) = 3.562 p = .059
PANSS TS*** 16 (61.5) 15 (17.4) χ2(1) = 17.253 p < .0001
PSP –self care Pts with score < 3 (N, %) SWGC* 51 (91.1) 46 (82.1) χ2(1) = 1.650 p = .199
PANSS PNS** 37 (94.8) 60 (82.2) χ2(1) = 3.936,p = .047
PANSS TS*** 24 (92.3) 73 (84.9) χ2(1) = 0.417,p = .518
PSP -aggressive and disturbing behaviour Pts with score < 3 (N, %) SWGC* 54 (96.4) 49 (87.5) χ2(1) = 1.650 p = .165
PANSS PNS** 3 (94.8) 73 (100.0) χ2(1) = 0.111,p = .738
PANSS TS*** 26 (100.0) 77 (89.5) χ2(1) = 1.712,p = .191
  1. *SWGC Schizophrenia Working Group Severity Criterion.
  2. **PANSSPNS PANSS Positive and Negative Scores Severity Criterion.
  3. ***PANSSTS PANSS TOTAL Score Severity Criterion.