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Table 4 Associations of exposure to childhood trauma with CANTAB measures of psychomotor speed and sustained attention

From: Association of childhood trauma with cognitive function in healthy adults: a pilot study

   CTQ ascales     
CANTAB b variable Mean (SE) Emotional abuse,
adjusted B(SE)c
Physical abuse,
adjusted B(SE)c
Sexual abuse,
adjusted B(SE)c
Emotional neglect,
adjusted B(SE)c
Physical neglect,
adjusted B(SE)c
Reaction Time       
   5-choice reaction time (ms) 396.20 (8.66) -3.86 (14.07) -16.38 (29.53) -7.07 (18.44) -15.34 (15.11) 14.16 (30.20)
Standardized Bc   -0.05 -0.10 -0.06 -0.17 0.07
   5-choice movement time (ms) 479.97 (16.28) 60.21 (24.31) 70.17 (53.84) -34.80 (33.80) 19.63 (28.21) 95.84 (54.07)
Standardized Bc   0.39 0.23 -0.16 0.12 0.27
Rapid Visual Information Processing       
   Mean latency (ms) 548.43 (19.58) 7.06 (27.89) 33.45 (58.87) -31.36 (36.28) 15.57 (31.28) 40.50 (59.82)
Standardized Bc   0.04 0.09 -0.12 0.08 0.10
   A'   -0.016 (0.010) -0.023 (0.022) -0.016 (0.013) -0.026 (0.011) -0.021 (0.022)
Standardized Bc 0.90 (0.01) -0.25 -0.17 -0.18 -0.37 -0.14
  1. a Childhood Trauma Questionnaire; b Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery; c B and standardized coefficient B adjusted for age, sex, education, income (SE: standard error of the mean).