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Table 8 Current diagnoses and mental health disorders specified by victims

From: Child sexual abuse in religiously affiliated and secular institutions: a retrospective descriptive analysis of data provided by victims in a government-sponsored reappraisal program in Germany

  Roman Catholic context Protestant context Non-religiously affilated context p-valueb
  (N = 404a) (N = 130a) (N = 516a)  
Specified diagnoses
Yes 324 (80.2%) 102 (78.5%) 380 (73.6%) .058
No 80 (19.8%) 28 (21.5%) 136 (26.4%)
Number of diagnoses
One 64 (15.8%) 20 (15.4%) 88 (17.1%) .182
Two 21 (5.2%) 7 (5.4%) 35 (6.8%)
Three 5 (1.2%) 3 (2.3%) 12 (2.3%)
Most frequently specified diagnoses
First Depression Depression Depression  
49 (45.0%) 21 (48.8%) 69 (34.3%) .058
Second PTSD Anxiety/obsessive-compulsive disorder PTSD  
19 (17.4%) 8 (18.6%) 45 (22.4%)  
Third Anxiety/ disorder PTSD Anxiety/ disorder  
16 (14.7%) 7 (16.3%) 39 (19.4%)
Most frequently specified psychosocial problems
First Health issues Health issues Health issues  
92 (21.6%) 40 (22.6%) 104 (20.8%)  
Second Relationship and partnership issues Relationship and partnership issues Relationship and partnership issues  
80 (18.8%) 35 (19.8%) 97 (19.4%)  
Third Flashbacks/intrusion/nightmare Performance issues Flashbacks/intrusion/nightmare  
  69 (16.2%) 31 (17.5%) 87 (17.4%)  
  1. ªTotal of whole context group; see detailed number of victims that referred to single topics in the table.
  2. bKruskall-Wallis-Test with statistically significant level p < .05.