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Table 2 Personality, disease severity, stress, depression and relapse rates in 155 MG patients

From: Prospective study of stress, depression and personality in myasthenia gravis relapses

Personality % of total MGII ∆MGII TICS ∆TICS BDI-II ∆BDI-II Relapse Rate (%)
Agreeableness 33 14.3 2.7 37.2 −4.6 9.9 −0.9 23.5
Conscientiousness 30 12.5 0.8 37.3 −8.6 0.21 −0.1 21.7
Neuroticism 3 21.8 6 48.5 −15 11.5 −5.3 50
Openness 34 14.5 0.3 45.9 −3.7 11.1 0.1 17
p-value   0.6 0.32 0.03 0.31 0.08 0.22 < 0.0001
  1. Categorial variables compared by chi-squared test and continuous variables by ΑΝΟVΑ
  2. % of total is % of total cohort