Table 4

Effect sizes in within analysis

Variable

ES WT


Relaxation technique

Autogenic Training

,66747

Progressive Relaxation

,82439

Meditation

,66236

Applied relaxation

,73198

Multi-modality

,46241

Other techniques

,21614

Typology of subjects

Students/Volunteers

,58370

Patients with physical diseases

,40239

Patients with psychological of psychosomatic diseases

,75459

Group/Individual

Group

,62322

Individual

,58885

Homework

Yes

,65462

No

,40640

Assessment

STAI – State anxiety

,59195

STAI – Trait anxiety

,40826

Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale

,49247

Beck Anxiety Inventory

,99956

Other questionnaires

,59871


Manzoni et al. BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:41   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-8-41

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