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Table 1 Symptom scores over time

From: Depressive symptoms and cytokine levels in Serum and Tumor Tissue in patients with an Astrocytoma: a pilot study

  Time
  Pre-surgery (N = 22) 3 m post-surgery (N = 21) 6 m post-surgery (N = 20) 9 m post-surgery (N = 19) 12 m post-surgery (N = 19)
BDI-II 11.68 ± 1.70 16.66 ± 2.37 15.07 ± 1.84 14.21 ± 1.35 18.63 ± 1.48
MDASI Core 2.11 ± 0.33 3.03 ± 0.27 2.20 ± 0.18 2.07 ± 0.12 2.59 ± 0.20
MDASI BT 1.25 ± 0.25 1.68 ± 0.28 1.25 ± 0.16 1.16 ± 0.17 1.85 ± 0.25
MDASI Interference 3.14 ± 0.55 4.52 ± 0.37 4.04 ± 0.42 4.35 ± 0.37 4.61 ± 0.31
  1. Values given are mean ± standard errors. Abbreviations: m Months, BDI-II Beck Depression Inventory version II, MDASI Core M.D. Anderson Symptom Inventory, MDASI BT M.D. Anderson Symptom Inventory-Brain Tumor Module.