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Table 1 Exploratory factor analysis (varimax rotation) of the self-reported questionnaire (SRQ-20) items

From: Comparing the validity of the self reporting questionnaire and the Afghan symptom checklist: dysphoria, aggression, and gender in transcultural assessment of mental health

  Somatic complaints Negative affect Emotional numbing
Poor appetite (SRQ2) 0.833 - -
Poor digestion (SRQ7) 0.735 - -
Headaches (SRQ1) 0.617 - -
Uncomfortable feelings in your stomach (SRQ19) 0.606 - -
Feel tried all the time (SRQ18) 0.537 0.511 -
Bad sleep (SRQ3) 0.501 0.431 -
Easily tired (SRQ20) 0.449 0.631  
Hands shake (SRQ5) 0.404 0.598 -
Cry more than usual (SRQ10) - 0.802 -
Thoughts of ending your life (SRQ17) - 0.633 -
Feel worthlessness (SRQ16) - 0.604 0.480
Nervous, tense, worried (SRQ6) - 0.586 -
Frightened easily (SRQ4) - 0.552 -
Unhappy (SRQ9) - 0.473 0.612
Trouble thinking clearly (SRQ8) - 0.319 -
Difficulty making decisions (SRQ12) - - 0.825
Difficulty enjoying activities (SRQ11) - - 0.774
Unable to play a useful part in life (SRQ14) - - 0.665
Lost interest in things (SRQ15) - - 0.572
Daily work suffering (SRQ13) - - 0.561