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Table 4 Differences in 4DSQ scores between patients with a psychosocial and a somatic diagnosis; study A

From: The Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ): a validation study of a multidimensional self-report questionnaire to assess distress, depression, anxiety and somatization

4DSQ scales Psychosocial diagnosis (n = 417) Somatic diagnosis (n = 1620) F df p
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)    
Distress 17.0 (9.0) 7.9 (7.3) 468.6 1/2035 < 0.001
Depression 2.8 (3.7) 0.8 (2.1) 207.4 1/2035 < 0.001
Anxiety 5.3 (5.6) 1.9 (3.3) 253.2 1/2035 < 0.001
Somatization 11.4 (7.0) 7.6 (5.8) 128.3 1/2035 < 0.001