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Table 4 Subsequent ANCOVA Results for Early Life Trauma and Mid Childhood Internalizing Symptoms

From: Exploring the stress sensitization theory with temperamentally inhibited children: a population-based study

Internalizing scale (parent report), M (SE) Early trauma (n = 29) No early trauma (n = 387) F p
Anxiety (SCAS)
 Wave 2 (age 8–9 years) 26.01 (2.35) 19.15 (0.65) 7.92 0.005
 Wave 3 (age 9–10 years) 25.82 (2.34) 18.11 (0.64) 10.15 0.002
Depression (SMFQ)
 Wave 2 (age 8–9 years) 3.65 (0.75) 2.73 (0.21) 1.40 0.238
 Wave 3 (age 9–10 years) 3.55 (0.69) 2.43 (0.19) 2.46 0.118
  1. Controlling for preschool inhibition severity and prevention trial arm status
  2. SCAS Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale, SMFQ Short Moods and Feelings Questionnaire