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Table 4 Use of antidepressants, typical, atypical, and depot antipsychotics in the treatment of the non-hostile, hostile and violent groups

From: Hostility and violence of acute psychiatric inpatients

Treatment No hostility Hostility Violence X2 df P
Antidepressants 167 42 3 48.393 2 .000*
Atypical antipsychotics/Typical antipsychotics 665/342 542/347 43/37 7.285 2 0.026*
Only atypical antipsychotics/Only typical antipsychotics 570/247 438/243 29/23 9.345 2 .009*
Depot yes/no 137/864 150/702 18/44 13.499 2 .001*