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Table 4 DASS-21 scores stratified by career stage

From: Researching the researchers: psychological distress and psychosocial stressors according to career stage in mental health researchers

  Support staff Student EMCR Senior researcher ANOVA
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD p value
Depression 8.80 7.70 12.72 11.98 9.32 8.75 10.00 8.75 0.128
Anxiety 7.03 6.35 10.37 11.15 5.49 6.34 4.62 5.35 < 0.001
Stress 12.91 7.90 19.35 10.22 13.49 9.49 14.43 8.39 < 0.001
Psychological Distress 28.74 18.46 42.48 29.75 28.31 20.13 29.05 18.21 0.001
  1. EMCR Early-middle career researcher