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Table 2 Descriptive scores of depression, anxiety, binge eating, body image dissatisfaction, and quality of life in obese adolescents submitted to a multidisciplinary long-term lifestyle therapy.

From: Quality of life in Brazilian obese adolescents: effects of a long-term multidisciplinary lifestyle therapy

Variable Girls Boys
   Baseline Short-term Long-term Baseline Short-term Long-term
BDI 16.80 ± 7.61 15.41 ± 8.39 11.63 ± 5.19a 15.16 ± 8.32 13.04 ± 6.21 12.95 ± 8.31
STAI State 42.07 ± 9.01 43.00 ± 9.98 38.91 ± 11.13 39.96 ± 8.87 39.08 ± 11.62 35.60 ± 9.02a
BSQ 116.46 ± 34.23 112.80 ± 29.90 104.79 ± 28.14a 92.24 ± 32.39c 79.60 ± 25.73ac 77.84 ± 31.23ac
BES 15.53 ± 7.39 13.00 ± 8.08 10.25 ± 5.27a 14.60 ± 9.16 10.34 ± 9.30 7.45 ± 6.82a
SF-36 Physical Functioning 79.87 ± 16.33 83.05 ± 17.24 86.87 ± 9.30a 79.60 ± 18.42 89.34 ± 15.17a 93.50 ± 11.59ac
  Role Physical 76.21 ± 28.47 70.83 ± 34.06 77.08 ± 32.90 67.00 ± 33.63 80.43 ± 21.26a 78.75 ± 30.64a
  Pain 64.75 ± 15.78 71.80 ± 21.35 69.00 ± 19.86 73.64 ± 22.16 75.52 ± 20.14 83.85 ± 15.79ac
  General Health Perception 58.90 ± 19.71 64.13 ± 17.90 70.20 ± 17.54a 65.04 ± 16.14 71.95 ± 14.24 74.80 ± 21.72
  Vitality 61.82 ± 17.49 64.72 ± 18.93 70.62 ± 14.01 67.20 ± 19.20 70.86 ± 16.83 77.25 ± 17.50a
  Social Functioning 78.65 ± 19.81 78.81 ± 20.22 76.56 ± 24.53 79.00 ± 21.56 76.36 ± 20.74 80.62 ± 22.75
  Role Emotional 75.60 ± 30.75 67.58 ± 31.35 76.38 ± 33.30 62.66 ± 44.43 76.80 ± 21.16a 74.37 ± 35.31a
  Mental Health 69.75 ± 19.35 68.00 ± 21.42 74.66 ± 17.48 78.24 ± 13.27 77.91 ± 16.39 80.93 ± 16.51
  Mean of dimensions 70.70 ± 12.06 71.11 ± 15.41 75.00 ± 15.67 71.54 ± 17.20 77.43 ± 10.55 80.40 ± 14.09a
  1. ANOVA for repeated measurements followed by Tukey post-hoc test, p ≤ 0.05. a vs baseline; b vs short-term; c vs girls. Legend: BDI = Beck Depression Inventory; STAI (Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory); BSQ = Body Shape Questionnaire; BES = Binge Eating Scale; SF-36 – Generic Questionnaire for Evaluation of Quality of Life;