Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the sample

From: Aberrant salience network functional connectivity in auditory verbal hallucinations: a first episode psychosis sample

  FEP patients with persistent AVH (n = 18) Healthy controls (n = 18) p value
Age (mean ± s.d.) 27.14 ± 5.66 26.94 ± 4.31 0.91
Gender (Male/female) 15/3 15/3 0.73
Marital status (single/married) 18/0 16/2 0/492
CPZ equivalents (mean ± s.d.) 217.85 ± 139.51   
Duration of untreated psychosis (days) (mean ± s.d.) 323.92 ± 311.23   
BAVQ-R scores
Malevolence (mean ± s.d.) 11.07 ± 4.54   
Benevolence (mean ± s.d.) 4.00 ± 3.28   
Omnipotence (mean ± s.d.) 11.57 ± 4.32   
Resistance (mean ± s.d.) 19.36 ± 3.67   
Engagement (mean ± s.d.) 5.21 ± 3.98   
TVRS scores (mean ± s.d.) 17.71 ± 3.47   
VPDS scores (mean ± s.d.) 22.93 ± 5.44   
PSYRATS (auditory hallucination subscale)
 Total score (mean ± s.d.) 26.86 ± 4.95   
Emotional domain (mean ± s.d.) 11.29 ± 3.42   
Cognitive domain (mean ± s.d.) 8.64 ± 1.82   
Physical domain (mean ± s.d.) 9.79 ± 1.92   
  1. FEP first episode psychosis, AVH auditory verbal hallucinations, CPZ chlorpromazine, BAVQ-R belief about voices questionnaire—revised, TVRS topography of Voices Rating Scale, VPDS Voice Power Differential Scale, PSYRATS Psychotic Symptom Rating Scales