Table 3

Associations between hippocampal volume as the dependent variable and depression or traumatic events (separate linear models)

Independent variablesHippocampal grey matter volume (mm3)
β (SE)*P value
Depressive symptomatology (CES-D ≥16 or treated)44.47 (33.65)0.19
Traumatic events after 16 years (at least oneevent)60.25 (81.73)0.46
Traumatic events before 16 years (at least one event)−90.52 (38.20)0.02
  • *Adjusted for total intracranial volume.

  • CES-D, Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale.;