Category: Symptom Checklist-90

Symptom Checklist-90

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The Evaluation of a Mind/Body Intervention to R...
Gloria R. Decko, MD, Keli M. Ballinger, MS, Michael Hoyt, MA, CHES, Marilyn Wilcher, Jefrey Dusek, PhD, Patricia Myers, Beth Greenberg, MA, David S. Rosenthal, MD, Herbert Benson, MD
Journal of American College Health
The authors examined the effect of a 6-week mind/body intervention on college students' psychological distress, anxiety, and perception of stress. One hundred twenty-eight students were randomly assigned to an experimental group (n = 63) or a waitlist control group (n = 65). The experimental group received 6 90-minute group-training sessions in the relaxation response and cognitive behavioral skills. The Symptom Checklist-90-Revised, Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and the […]
Effects of gender and marital status on somatic...
Mutsuhiro Nakao, MD, MPH, Gregory Fricchione, MD, Patricia C. Zuttermeister, MA, Patricia Myers, Arthur J. Barsky, MD, Herbert Benson, MD
Behavioral Medicine
To clarify the mechanisms of gender-related mind/body relationships, the authors analyzed the characteristics of 1,132 outpatients (848 women and 284 men) attending a mind/body medicine clinic. At entry in the program, the patients completed the Medical Symptom Checklist, Symptom Checklist-90 revised (SCL-90R), and Stress Perception Scale. Women reported 9 out of 12 symptoms (fatigue, insomnia, headache, back pain, joint or limb pain, palpitations, constipation, nausea, and dizziness) […]