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Table 3 Means for GAF-Symptom and GAF-Function at discharge and mean change scores in GAF-Symptom and GAF-Function from admission to discharge in the change categories in the clinical problem types from admission to discharge

From: A crisis resolution and home treatment team in Norway: a longitudinal survey study Part 3. Changes in morbidity and clinical problems from admission to discharge

Type of change in clinical problem categories at discharge GAF at discharge Change in GAF scores from admission to discharge
   GAF-Symptom GAF-Function GAF-Symptom GAF-Function
No clinical problem at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 99 59.30 (9.316) 60.32 (11.620) 5.40 (7.311) 4.03 (6.713)
Stress only type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 34 52.24 (9.303) 49.65 (11.990) 0.706 (4.191) 1.09 (5.201)
Self-harm type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 11 38.27 (13.951) 40.09 (16.525) - 0 .55 (3.236) - 0.82 (5.845)
Psychosis type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 19 31.26 (8.451) 31.05 (6.737) 0.28 (5.686) - 0.22 (3.639)
Depression type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 26 45.69 (7.594) 41.69 (7.817) 1.12 (3.681) 1.00 (4.079)
Single other clinical problem type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 8 58.63 (11.211) 56.63 (11.673) 1.88 (2.748) 0.75 (2.121)
Miscellaneous type at both admission & discharge Mean (SD) N = 17 48.59 (6.577) 42.24 (7.429) 1.82 (5.876) 2.00 (6.195)
Clinical problems at admission (all types) & no clinical problem type at discharge Mean (SD) N = 79 59.15 (9.876) 57.78 (13.626) 12.06 (9.510) 9.56 (10.539)
Various clinical problem types at admission to different clinical problem types at discharge Mean (SD) N = 51 48.24 (10.594) 45.33 (10.465) 1.24 (9.616) - 0.06 (7.809)
Total Mean (SD) N = 344 53.13 (12.343) 51.81 (14.412) 4.81 (8.681) 3.62 (8.224)
  Simple Effects F: df (8, 336) 29.111** (p < .01) 24.648** (p < .01) 14.597** (p < .01) 10.031** (p < .01)
  1. **p significant at < .01; Missing = 19.