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Table 3 Means (SD) of strength and difficulties scores across assessments of parents and group workers on the SDQ

From: Longitudinal results of strengthening the parent-team alliance in child semi-residential psychiatry: does team investment make a difference?

T SDQ parents comparison group SDQ parents experimental group
Emo Cond Hyp Peer Proso Emo Cond Hyp Peer Proso
1 5.0 (2.7) 3.8 (2.3) 7.3 (2.6) 4.6 (1.9) 6.5 (2.4) 6.8 (3.0) 4.5 (2.3) 7.4 (3.0) 4.5 (2.2) 5.7 (2.4)
2 5.6 (2.4) 3.5 (2.8) 7.1 (2.3) 4.3 (2.7) 6.3 (2.0) 6.5 (2.6) 3.6 (1.3) 6.0 (2.2) 4.9 (2.3) 6.5 (2.4)
3 5.2 (2.4) 3.3 (2.6) 7.6 (2.7) 4.4 (2.3) 6.4 (2.5) 5.3 (2.6) 3.4 (2.5) 6.3 (2.8) 4.0 (2.3) 6.3 (2.4)
4 5.3 (2.3) 3.7 (2.5) 7.1 (2.8) 4.7 (1.8) 6.0 (2.1) 5.0 (2.7) 2.8 (1.9) 5.7 (2.9) 3.7 (2.5) 6.3 (2.4)
5 4.3 (2.1) 3.1 (1.9) 6.9 (2.1) 4.8 (2.3) 6.6 (1.8) 4.7 (2.7) 2.7 (1.8) 5.5 (2.9) 4.1 (2.1) 5.9 (2.6)
T SDQ group workers comparison group SDQ group workers experimental group
Emo Cond Hyp Peer Proso Emo Cond Hyp Peer Proso
1 6.0 (2.0) 3.5 (2.3) 7.1 (2.8) 4.6 (2.3) 3.9 (2.3) 5.0 (3.1) 3.4 (2.7) 6.2 (3.5) 4.4 (2.4) 4.3 (2.2)
2 5.7 (2.4) 3.6 (3.2) 5.4 (4.0) 4.1 (2.6) 4.1 (2.7) 5.9 (2.4) 2.9 (2.3) 4.5 (3.0) 4.7 (1.9) 4.3 (2.4)
3 5.4 (2.2) 4.2 (3.0) 4.8 (3.4) 4.0 (2.7) 4.2 (2.9) 6.8 (2.8) 2.8 (2.6) 4.4 (3.6) 4.7 (2.5) 3.9 (2.0)
4 5.2 (1.9) 3.0 (2.6) 5.5 (3.4) 3.6 (2.9) 4.5 (3.2) 5.5 (2.8) 2.2 (1.7) 4.5 (2.8) 3.5 (2.1) 4.5 (1.9)
5 4.5 (2.8) 3.9 (3.1) 5.5 (3.8) 4.3 (2.3) 3.9 (2.5) 5.4 (2.9) 2.2 (2.3) 4.2 (3.8) 4.6 (2.1) 4.3 (1.0)
  1. Values given are means (SD). T1 = Before intake, T2 = 3–4 months, T3 = 6–7 months, T4 = 9–10 months; T5 = 12–13 months; Comparison parents n = 19, 19, 19, 15 and 10; Experimental parents: n = 18, 10, 21, 18 and 13; Comparison Group workers: n = 14, 19, 20, 16, 8; Experimental group workers: n = 19, 24, 19, 15, 9; Higher scores reflected more symptoms (except for the Prosocial Scale)