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Table 2 Discomfort, pain coping and comorbidity

From: Somatic symptom and related disorders in children and adolescents: evaluation of a naturalistic inpatient multidisciplinary treatment

Measures Admission Discharge Six months after discharge
DIKJa 55.67 [10.08] 49.22 [11.42]* 45.05 [13.73]**
SCASb 26.44 [15.07] 20.08 [17.47]* 15.38 [15.47]**
GBB-SBb 59.15 [11.03] 48.96 [14.38]** 48.38 [13.63]**
PPCIb 22.86 [8.67] 18.68 [7.14]* 14.21 [7.87]**
 PASc 10.20 [4.42] 6.42 [3.78]** 6.11 [3.80]**
 SSc 4.76 [3.97] 3.33 [2.61]* 1.86 [2.40]**
 POSc 8.47 [3.29] 9.16 [3.70] 6.31 [4.19]
School absenced [in days] 11.92 [7.05]   2.41 [4.28]**
 None 5 (10.2%)   29 (64.4%)
 Moderate 6 (12.2%)   10 (22.2%)
 High 38 (77.6%)   6 (13.3%)
  1. Means and standard-deviations in brackets
  2. * Significant at pα < 0.0033 compared with pretreatment data; ** p < 0.001
  3. a T-value
  4. b Raw-value
  5. c PAS passive strategies, ss seeking for social support, POS positive self-instruction
  6. d School absence in days for the prior 4 weeks; none = 0–1 days, moderate = 2–5 days, high = > 5 days (%); these subgroups were not included in the comparison tests