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Table 3 Psychological stress response

From: A soy-based phosphatidylserine/ phosphatidic acid complex (PAS) normalizes the stress reactivity of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal-axis in chronically stressed male subjects: a randomized, placebo-controlled study

  MDBF    STAI VAS   
  good mood alertness calmness state anxiety stress anxiety insecurity
F 42.04 28.22 74.43 64.13 49.96 34.46 67.95
df, error df 1, 65 1, 64 1, 64 1, 65 2, 128 1.81, 117.83 2, 130
p < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
ηp   2 0.393 0.306 0.538 0.497 0.438 0.346 0.511
  1. Significant p-values are written in bold letters.
  2. STAI = state trait anxiety inventory, MDBF = multidimensional mood state questionnaire, VAS = visual analogue scale.