Table 2

Intention-to-treat and completers mean symptom scores and standard deviations at pre- and post-treatment

Intention-to-treat (n = 57)

Completers (n = 50)


Pre

Post

Pre

Post


Social Phobia Scale

36.2 (15.4)

24.7 (15.2) ***

36.7 (15.4)

24.0 (15.3) ***

Social Interaction Anxiety Scale

54.8 (15.0)

43.0 (16.0) ***

54.9 (14.8)

41.8 (15.6) ***

Fear of Negative Evaluation1

24.6 (5.1)

22.1 (6.5) **

24.3 (5.1)

20.8 (6.5) **

Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation2

33.2 (10.7)

28.1 (9.6) **

33.4 (10.6)

27.6 (9.3) ***

FQ-spa

24.0 (6.2)

17.8 (7.8) ***

24.2 (6.2)

16.9 (8.1) ***

WHLSb

14.0 (6.1)

10.4 (6.3) ***

13.9 (6.1)

9.4 (6.3) ***


LSAS (total)c

76.2 (25.6)

59.6 (27.3) ***

77.2 (26.1)

58.5 (27.8) ***

Fear of performance

20.8 (5.8)

16.3 (6.9) ***

20.9 (6.1)

15.9 (7.2) ***

Avoidance of performance

17.3 (8.2)

11.5 (7.9) ***

17.8 (8.3)

11.1 (8.0) ***

Fear of social interaction

20.0 (6.9)

17.5 (7.2) **

20.1 (6.8)

17.3 (7.2) **

Avoidance of social interaction

18.1 (7.9)

14.3 (8.5) ***

18.4 (7.8)

14.2 (8.4) ***


NEO Five Factor Index

Neuroticism

31.0 (9.0)

-

31.6 (9.2)

-

Extroversion

21.8 (8.0)

-

21.6 (8.1)

-

Conscientiousness

24.7 (7.7)

-

24.6 (8.0)

-

Openness

30.5 (6.7)

-

29.0 (5.3)

-

Agreeableness

24.2 (7.9)

-

30.3 (6.8)

-


Symptom Checklist-90 Revised

Somatization

0.7 (0.6)

0.5 (0.6) n.s.

0.7 (0.6)

0.5 (0.5) **

Obsessive-compulsive

1.7 (0.9)

1.4 (0.9) **

1.7 (0.9)

1.3 (0.8) **

Interpersonal sensitivity

2.1 (0.8)

1.6 (0.9) ***

2.1 (0.8)

1.4 (0.9) ***

Depression

1.6 (0.8)

1.2 (0.9) ***

1.6 (0.8)

1.1 (0.8) ***

Anxiety

1.5 (0.8)

1.2 (0.9) **

1.4 (0.8)

1.1 (0.9) **

Hostility

0.8 (0.6)

0.6 (0.6) **

0.8 (0.6)

0.6 (0.6) **

Phobic anxiety

1.1 (0.8)

0.7 (0.7) ***

1.1 (0.8)

0.7 (0.6) ***

Paranoid ideation

1.1 (0.8)

0.8 (0.9) **

1.1 (0.7)

0.8 (0.8) **

Psychoticism

0.8 (0.5)

0.6 (0.6) ***

0.9 (0.5)

0.6 (0.6) ***


FQ-spa: Fear Questionnaire Social Phobia Subscale

WHLSb: Work, Home and Leisure Activities Scale

LSAS (total)c: Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (total)

Fear of Negative Evaluation1: Number for ITT = 37, Number for Completers' analysis = 27

Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation2: Number for ITT = 26, Number for Completers' analysis = 23

(*** p < 0.001, **p < 0.01)

Chen et al. BMC Psychiatry 2007 7:69   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-7-69

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