Table 2

Shock levels and skin-conductance responses (in square root microSiemens, μS1/2) to the conditioned stimulus, the unconditioned stimulus (US) and the omitted US ± standard error (significant P values in bold).

PTSDa

TENCb

P


Shock level, mA

2.13 ± 0.16

2.20 ± 0.18

0.77

CSc+ response, μS1/2

0.27 ± 0.08

0.17 ± 0.04

0.24

CS- response, μS1/2

0.08 ± 0.04

-0.01 ± 0.04

0.04

Unconditioned response, μS1/2

0.79 ± 0.11

0.71 ± 0.07

0.56

Omitted US response, μS1/2

0.26 ± 0.05

0.21 ± 0.03

0.36


aPost-traumatic stress disorder.

bTrauma-exposed normal control.

cCS, conditional stimulus (positive or negative).

Linnman et al. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:8   doi:10.1186/2045-5380-1-8

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