Table 2

Maternal eating disorder psychopathology, depression and marital criticism scores

Eating disorder (e) group Depression (d) group Comparison (c) group ANOVA Post hoc contrasts
Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) F
ANOVA, analysis of variance; EDE, Eating Disorder Examination; SCL, Symptom Check List.
**P<0.001.
Global EDE scores 1.53 (1.27) 0.93 (0.82) 0.64 (0.79) 9.81** e>c
e>d
Depression scores (from SCL) 0.85 (0.75) 1.03 (0.78) 0.44 (0.36) 12.79** d>c
e>c
Perceived marital criticism scores 4.36 (2.56) 5.08 (2.44) 4.15 (2.10) 1.87