Table 2

Baseline personality predictors of response to deep brain stimulation

6 months*12 months*
Personality domainResponders (n = 8)Nonresponders (n = 12)t18p valueResponders (n = 10)Nonresponders (n = 10)t18p value
Neuroticism34.25 ± 7.2534.75 ± 5.88−0.1700.8735.20 ± 7.5133.90 ± 5.090.4530.66
Extraversion19.00 ± 6.6313.50 ± 4.682.1820.0417.10 ± 6.9714.30 ± 4.921.0380.31
Openness31.63 ± 7.5822.17 ± 6.013.1090.00628.10 ± 8.5323.80 ± 7.321.2100.24
Agreeableness30.75 ± 7.4428.67 ± 7.020.6350.5333.70 ± 5.7625.30 ± 5.773.2580.004
Conscientiousness24.63 ± 8.2628.33 ± 9.00−0.9320.3625.00 ± 9.0728.70 ± 8.34−0.9500.36
  • * Data are mean ± standard deviation.

  • Results were considered statistically significant at p ≤ 0.01 with Bonferroni correction.