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Table 1 The mean scores (and standard deviation) for each different group with both the Janis and Field and Rosenberg scales

From: Low self-esteem and psychiatric patients: Part I – The relationship between low self-esteem and psychiatric diagnosis

  Group definition Janis and Field Scale F18,1064 = 10.63, P < 0.0001 Rosenberg Scale F18,997 = 10.61, P < 0.0001
   N Mean S.D. N Mean S.D.
1 Controls 50 81.74 14.5 51 1.71 1.99
2 Psychosocial stressor 167 72.62 17.8 161 3.02 2.79
3 Psychotic disorders 23 68.13 20.8 19 4.05 3.12
4 Major depression 333 60.00 17.5 322 5.42 2.81
5 Dysthymia 65 57.42 16.8 56 6.14 2.35
6 Bipolar disorder 15 69.40 22.5 15 3.20 2.96
7 Anxiety disorders 44 65.23 16.8 46 3.65 2.90
8 Alcohol use disorders 40 66.40 18.6 37 5.16 2.69
9 Drug use disorders 31 62.55 16.5 27 5.52 2.95
10 Eating disorders 18 49.56 13.9 16 5.81 2.29
11 Adjustment disorder 101 71.13 18.5 102 4.03 2.83
12 Conduct disorder 16 76.06 23.1 13 3.62 3.25
13 Impulse control disorder 15 74.53 16.3 13 3.77 3.03
14 Major depression & Anxiety disorder 28 56.46 22.1 25 5.24 3.03
15 Major depression & Dysthymia 27 49.63 19.0 17 6.41 2.85
16 Major depression & Alcohol use disorders 33 56.61 15.4 27 4.96 2.75
17 Major depression & Drug use disorders 13 53.69 21.2 10 6.10 2.88
18 Alcohol & Drug use disorders 8 69.50 14.3 7 4.29 3.04
19 Others 37 66.49 18.2 33 4.45 2.48