Table 4

Comparison of responders and non-responders

Responders (>25% improvement)Non-responders (<25% improvement)p Value
Age at surgery37.5±12.3 (29.9; 45.1)44.4±10.2 (37.7; 51.1)0.156
Duration of the disease12.4±5.5 (9.0; 15.8)20.3±9.4 (14.2; 26.4)0.028*
Baseline Y-BOCS score35.3±3.3 (33.3; 37.3)34.6±3.5 (32.3; 36.9)0.720
Male30% (1.6; 58.4)44.4% (11.9; 76.9)0.515
Psychiatric comorbidity70% (41.6; 98.4)66.7% (35.9; 97.5)0.876
 Mood disorder60% (29.6; 90.4)55.6% (23.1; 88.1)0.845
 Personality disorder20% (−4.8; 44.8)22.2% (−5.0; 49.4)0.906
 Suicide attempt40% (9.6; 70.4)22.2% (−5.0; 49.4)0.405
  • *Statistically significant. Y-BOCS, Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale.