Table 3

Concomitant somatic and mental disorders

Conversion group (n=30)Control group (n=30)Statistics
Somatic disorder104Fisher’s NS
Pain155Fisher’s P<0.01
Major depression82Fisher’s P<0.05
Other axis I disorder21Fisher’s NS
Any personality disorder155Fisher’s P<0.01
Histrionic personality disorder50
HRDS (mean score)10.74.1 t=5.2, P<0.001
GAF (mean score)67.180.4 t=3.24, P<0.01
  • HRDS=Hamilton rating depression scale; GAF=global assessment of functioning score.