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Table 2 Clinical characteristics

From: Predicting the outcome of a cognitive-behavioral group training for patients with unexplained physical symptoms: a one-year follow-up study

Clinical characteristics n=162
Duration of UPS in years, median (interquartile range) 9 (3–16)
Classification of UPS by SCID-I
 undifferentiated somatoform disorder 63
 chronic pain disorder 99
Number of comorbid DSM-IV Axis I disorders
 no comorbid DSM-IV Axis I disorder 95
 one comorbid DSM-IV Axis I disorder 43
 two comorbid DSM-IV Axis I disorders 17
 three comorbid DSM-IVAxis I disorders 4
 four or more comorbid DSM-IVAxis I disorders 3
Classification of comorbid DSM-IV Axis I disorder
 mood disorder (in past; in lifetime) 24 (46;70)
 anxiety disorder (in past; in lifetime) 47 (30;77)
 substance-related disorder (in past; in lifetime) 1 (17;18)
 eating disorder (in past; in lifetime) 1 (5;6)
 psychotic disorder (in past; in lifetime) 0 (1;1)
 other somatoform disorder (in lifetime) 26 (26)
 adjustment disorder (in lifetime) 4 (4)
 other disorder (in past; in lifetime) 1 (0;1)
Number of comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorders
 no comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorder 113
 one comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorder 27
 two comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorders 10
 three or more comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorders 10
Classification of comorbid DSM-IV Axis II disorder
 paranoid personality disorder 18
 schizoid personality disorder 5
 schizotypal personality disorder 2
 anti-social personality disorder 1
 borderline personality disorder 7
 histrionic personality disorder 2
 narcissistic personality disorder 2
 avoidant personality disorder 29
 dependent personality disorder 4
 obsessive compulsive personality disorder 24
Psychiatric history (number of past DSM-IV axis I disorders)
 no past DSM-IV Axis I disorder 94
 one past DSM-IV Axis I disorder 46
 two past DSM-IV Axis I disorders 17
 three past DSM-IVAxis I disorders 3
 four or more past DSM-IVAxis I disorders 2
Referrer
 primary medical service 82
 secondary medical service 51
 secondary mental service 29