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Table 2 Correlation matrix for psychiatric diagnoses, ACEs, and covariates in detained adolescent offenders

From: The associations of cumulative adverse childhood experiences and irritability with mental disorders in detained male adolescent offenders

  PTSD Anxiety disorders Depressive disorders Suicidality SUD DBD ADHD ACE total scorea Irritabilitya Agea Foreign nationality Low SES
PTSD 1 .029 .392*** .285** .085 .023 .053 .279** .150+ −.080 .203* .031
Anxiety disorders   1 .323*** .354*** .167+ .123 .221* .224* .156+ .040 −.041 .055
Depressive disorders    1 .480*** .315*** .123 .186* .338*** .222* .075 .100 .051
Suicidality     1 .188* .129 .134 .263** .202* .076 .002 .051
SUD      1 .333*** .173* .173* .237** .243** −.012 −.063
DBD       1 .347*** .097 .319*** −.004 .023 −.045
ADHD        1 .120 .244** .016 .131 −.094
ACE total scorea         1 .192* −.025 −.014 −.195*
Irritabilitya          1 −.099 −.101 −.166+
Agea           1 .075 −.051
Foreign Nationality            1 .087
Low SES             1
  1. PTSD post traumatic stress disorder, SUD substance use disorder, DBD disruptive behavior disorder, ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ACE adverse childhood experience, SES socio-economic status
  2. Significance (two sided), +  p < .10, * p < .05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001
  3. a z-Transformed