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Table 2 Comparison of psychometric parameters of normal weight lean, normal weight obese and pre-obese/obese groups of women between baseline and after 3 weeks POS treatment

From: Can psychobiotics intake modulate psychological profile and body composition of women affected by normal weight obese syndrome and obesity? A double blind randomized clinical trial

  NWL NWO PreobOB
Baseline POS Baseline POS Baseline POS
EDI-2_DT 2.89 ± 4.63 (0.00–20.00) 2.94 ± 4.40 (0.00–19.00) 5.26 ± 6.33 (0.00–21.00) 5.09 ± 6.08 (0.00–20.00) 8.41 ± 7.58 (0.00–18.00) 8.50 ± 7.84 (0.00–19.00)
EDI-2_B 1.00 ± 2.45 (0.00–10.00) 0.39 ± 1.24 (0.00–5.00) 0.91 ± 1.64 (0.00–7.00) 0.53 ± 1.16a (0.00–5.00) 3.64 ± 4.12 (0.00–16.00) 2.50 ± 2.89b (0.00–10.00)
EDI-2_BD 5.28 ± 6.09 (0.00–23.00) 4.94 ± 6.01 (0.00–23.00) 9.29 ± 7.81 (0.00–27.00) 7.50 ± 7.18a (0.00–25.00) 14.09 ± 6.35 (2.00–24.00) 11.91 ± 5.76b (0.00–20.00)
EDI-2_I 1.39 ± 2.20 (0.00–6.00) 1.22 ± 1.90 (0.00–5.00) 3.26 ± 4.29 (0.00–17.00) 1.62 ± 2.85a (0.00–10.00) 5.82 ± 4.92 (1.00–19.00) 3.68 ± 4.51b (0.00–16.00)
EDI-2_P 3.83 ± 3.54 (0.00–14.00) 3.61 ± 3.16 (0.00–13.00) 4.85 ± 3.00 (0.00–11.00) 4.74 ± 2.99 (0.00–12.00) 3.36 ± 3.67 (0.00–14.00) 3.32 ± 3.81 (0.00–15.00)
EDI-2_ID 2.33 ± 2.47 (0.00–9.00) 2.06 ± 2.39 (0.00–9.00) 3.53 ± 3.55 (0.00–16.00) 3.47 ± 3.67 (0.00–17.00) 3.68 ± 3.37 (0.00–10.00) 3.59 ± 3.45 (0.00–10.00)
EDI-2_IA 3.61 ± 3.96 (0.00–12.00) 3.22 ± 3.61 (0.00–11.00) 4.47 ± 5.93 (0.00–23.00) 4.41 ± 6.03 (0.00–24.00) 5.36 ± 5.02 (0.00–16.00) 5.27 ± 4.73 (0.00–15.00)
EDI-2_MF 7.89 ± 5.14 (1.00–21.00) 7.67 ± 4.98 (1.00–20.00) 5.76 ± 3.24 (0.00–14.00) 5.59 ± 3.28 (0.00–15.00) 5.50 ± 4.59 (1.00–20.00) 5.45 ± 4.27 (1.00–19.00)
EDI-2_A 3.50 ± 2.46 (0.00–8.00) 3.56 ± 2.50 (0.00–9.00) 3.53 ± 1.97 (0.00–7.00) 3.38 ± 1.97 (0.00–8.00) 4.50 ± 2.09 (1.00–8.00) 4.27 ± 2.07 (0.00–7.00)
EDI-2_IR 1.61 ± 2.48 (0.00–9.00) 1.67 ± 2.28 (0.00–8.00) 3.50 ± 3.86 (0.00–14.00) 3.68 ± 4.09 (0.00–15.00) 2.32 ± 2.92 (0.00–9.00) 2.27 ± 2.81 (0.00–9.00)
EDI-2_SI 2.39 ± 2.17 (0.00–7.00) 2.33 ± 2.00 (0.00–6.00) 4.03 ± 3.38 (0.00–15.00) 3.94 ± 3.20 (0.00–14.00) 4.00 ± 3.41 (0.00–14.00) 3.91 ± 3.38 (0.00–15.00)
SCL90R_Som 0.67 ± 0.12 (0.50–0.83) 0.30 ± 0.15c (0.08–0.50) 0.61 ± 0.35 (0.33–1.08) 0.28 ± 0.11a (0.17–0.42) 0.87 ± 0.63 (0.08–1.67) 0.42 ± 0.26b (0.17–0.67)
SCL90R_Obs Comp 0.81 ± 0.36 (0.50–1.30) 0.37 ± 0.13c (0.30–0.60) 0.60 ± 0.23 (0.30–0.80) 0.27 ± 0.10a (0.20–0.40) 0.46 ± 0.34 (0.20–1.00) 0.20 ± 0.00b (0.20–0.20)
SCL90R_Interp Sens 0.75 ± 0.41 (0.22–1.33) 0.22 ± 0.23c (0.00–0.56) 0.56 ± 0.09 (0.44–0.67) 0.26 ± 0.11a (0.11–0.33) 0.45 ± 0.29 (0.11–0.89) 0.56 ± 0.00b (0.56–0.56)
SCL90R_Dep 0.70 ± 0.35 (0.38–1.31) 0.27 ± 0.26c (0.00–0.69) 0.18 ± 0.04 (0.15–0.23) 0.26 ± 0.10 (0.15–0.38) 0.52 ± 0.67 (0.08–1.62) 0.23 ± 0.24 (0.00–0.46)
SCL90R_Anx 0.56 ± 0.34 (0.12–1.00) 0.17 ± 0.15 (0.10–0.43) 0.30 ± 0.22 (0.04–0.57) 0.31 ± 0.14 (0.21–0.50) 0.66 ± 0.42 (0.03–1.19) 0.08 ± 0.08b (0.00–0.16)
SCL90R_Anger Host 0.50 ± 0.22 (0.17–0.67) 0.20 ± 0.07c (0.17–0.33) 0.39 ± 0.16 (0.17–0.50) 0.17 ± 0.14a (0.00–0.33) 0.78 ± 0.49 (0.00–1.33) 0.17 ± 0.17b (0.00–0.33)
SCL90R_Phob 0.10 ± 0.17 (0.00–0.43) 0.06 ± 0.13 (0.00–0.29) 0.33 ± 0.19 (0.14–0.57) 0.19 ± 0.07a (0.14–0.29) 0.37 ± 0.56 (0.00–1.29) 0.07 ± 0.07b (0.00–0.14)
SCL90R_Paran 0.82 ± 0.63 (0.00–1.67) 0.31 ± 0.27c (0.00–0.67) 0.17 ± 0.25 (0.00–0.50) 0.00 ± 0.00a (0.00–0.00) 0.39 ± 0.32 (0.00–0.83) 0.17 ± 0.17b (0.00–0.33)
SCL90R_Psych 0.26 ± 0.18 (0.10–0.60) 0.06 ± 0.08 (0.00–0.18) 0.26 ± 0.17 (0.11–0.49) 0.15 ± 0.13a (0.00–0.31) 0.34 ± 0.40 (0.00–0.98) 0.08 ± 0.08b (0.00–0.16)
SCL90R_GSI 0.58 ± 0.23 (0.29–0.92) 0.23 ± 0.07c (0.17–0.32) 0.45 ± 0.20 (0.23–0.69) 0.25 ± 0.02a (0.22–0.27) 0.54 ± 0.38 (0.14–1.13) 0.24 ± 0.12b (0.13–0.36)
BUT_GSI 0.55 ± 0.43 (0.09–1.21) 0.39 ± 0.43c (0.12–1.15) 1.11 ± 0.66 (0.24–1.71) 0.79 ± 0.64 (0.15–1.62) 1.08 ± 0.69 (0.41–2.09) 0.54 ± 0.41b (0.15–0.94)
BUT_WP 0.93 ± 0.82 (0.13–2.38) 0.79 ± 1.05 (0.13–2.63) 1.96 ± 1.17 (0.38–2.88) 1.42 ± 1.27 (0.38–3.13) 1.97 ± 0.60 (1.13–2.75) 1.13 ± 0.65b (0.50–1.75)
BUT_BIC 0.58 ± 0.62 (0.11–1.56) 0.37 ± 0.56c (0.00–1.33) 1.48 ± 0.85 (0.44–2.44) 1.00 ± 0.78 (0.22–2.00) 1.27 ± 1.20 (0.11–3.00) 0.67 ± 0.58b (0.11–1.22)
BUT_A 0.18 ± 0.20 (0.00–0.50) 0.04 ± 0.07c (0.00–0.17) 0.28 ± 0.22 (0.00–0.50) 0.11 ± 0.16a (0.00–0.33) 0.13 ± 0.14 (0.00–0.33) 0.17 ± 0.17b (0.00–0.33)
BUT_CSM 0.71 ± 0.48 (0.00–1.33) 0.57 ± 0.30 (0.17–1.00) 1.06 ± 0.67 (0.17–1.67) 0.89 ± 0.87 (0.00–2.00) 0.99 ± 0.73 (0.17–1.83) 0.33 ± 0.35b (0.00–0.67)
BUT_D 0.13 ± 0.10 (0.00–0.20) 0.00 ± 0.00c (0.00–0.00) 0.13 ± 0.20 (0.00–0.40) 0.13 ± 0.20 (0.00–0.40) 0.57 ± 0.75 (0.00–1.80) 0.10 ± 0.10b (0.00–0.20)
  1. Results are expressed in mean value ± standard deviation, and minimum and maximum for each parameter. Values of p < 0.05 are considered significant
  2. A asceticism, A avoidance, Anger Host anger/hostility, Anx anxious, B bulimia, BD body dissatisfaction, BIC body image concerns, BMI body mass index, BUT body uneasiness test, CSM compulsive self-monitoring, D depersonalization, Dep depression, DT drive for thinness, EDI-2 eating disorder inventory-2, GSI global severity index, I ineffectiveness, IA interoceptive awareness, IC body image, ID interpersonal distrust, IG intervention group, Interp Sens interpersonal sensitivity, IR impulse regulation, MF maturity fears, NWL normal weight lean, NWO normal weight obese, Obs obsessive/compulsive, P perfectionism, Paran paranoia, Phob phobia, POS probiotic oral suspension, PreOB/OB preobese–obese, PSDI positive symptom distress index, PST positive symptom total, Psych psychoticism, SCL90R symptom checklist 90, SI social insecurity, Som somatization, WP weight phobia
  3. aNWO T0 vs T1 p < 0.05; b PreOB/OB T0 vs T1 p < 0.05; c NWL T0 vs T1