Table 2

Psychological symptoms of study cohort (n = 215)

SCL-90-RT scores (0–100); mean (and SD)Percentile of normative population, %*% meeting criteria for diagnosis
Primary dimensions
 Somatization57.4 (9.9)7720
 Obsessive–Compulsive53.3 (15.0)6218
 Interpersonal Sensitivity56.3 (8.6)7622
 Depression57.5 (8.83)7725
 Anxiety55.2 (8.7)7020
 Hostility54.9 (8.5)7020
 Phobic Anxiety62.9 (5.5)8951
 Paranoid Ideation57.0 (8.9)7723
 Psychoticism57.4 (7.8)7723
Global indices
 Global Severity Index53.9 (10.8)6222
 Positive Symptom Distress Index55.1 (14.1)7721
 Positive Symptom total51.1 (14.1)5420
  • SCL-90-R = Symptom Checklist 90-Revised; T score = Transformed score; SD = standard deviation.

  • * Percentile ranking compared with adult normative population; for example, patients in our sample presented with symptoms of somatization that are more severe than 77% of the normal population.

  • Case defined as a T score ≥ 63.