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Table 3 Mean and standard deviations of research variables

From: Comparison of the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation and mindfulness-based stress reduction on mental fatigue, quality of life and aggression in mild traumatic brain injury patients: a randomized clinical trial

Time Dependent variable tDCS MBSR Control F P
Pre-test Mental fatigue 24.22 ± 3.56 25.28 ± 4.12 24.28 ± 5.20 1.5 0.223
Quality of life 81.19 ± 10.47 69.00 ± 12.81 73.00 ± 11.04 0.19 0.826
Aggression 91.12 ± 20.92 107.00 ± 21.91 94.87 ± 23.98 1.1 0.340
Post-test Mental fatigue 14.44 ± 3.84 9.44 ± 4.29 26.84 ± 3.77 81.4 P < 0.001
Quality of life 86.06 ± 12.93 97.69 ± 9.43 71.31 ± 8.11 26.03 P < 0.001
Aggression 79.87 ± 21.04 65.75 ± 13.80 105.56 ± 14.48 23.19 P < 0.001
Follow-up Mental fatigue 14.94 ± 4.28 6.91 ± 5.38 26.47 ± 3.72 75.9 P < 0.001
Quality of life 85.37 ± 11.67 100.31 ± 9.21 72.19 ± 7.70 33.8 P < 0.001
Aggression 79.06 ± 21.40 65.50 ± 14.80 106.69 ± 12.58 28.6 P < 0.001