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Table 3 Comparison of patients from the POC vs. patients from the TMD/OFPOC regarding the SCL-90-R subscales and the GSI values

From: The extent of the psychological impairment of prosthodontic outpatients at a German University Hospital

  Patients from the POC (n = 64) Patients from the TMD/OFPOC (n = 59)  
  Mean SD Mean SD p
Somatization 6.97 8.36 8.71 7.78 n. s.
Obsessive-compulsive 6.08 6.62 6.51 5.70 n. s.
Interpersonal sensitivity 4.91 6.57 4.07 4.63 n. s.
Depression 7.81 9.53 7.14 7.5 n. s.
Anxiety 4.67 7.52 4.68 5.02 n. s.
Hostility 2.69 4.16 2.36 2.63 n. s.
Phobic anxiety 2.30 5.18 1.19 2.48 n. s.
Paranoid ideation 3.59 4.51 2.98 3.71 n. s.
Psychoticism 3.44 4.99 3.25 4.57 n. s.
GSI 0.517 0.621 0.496 0.434 n. s.
  1. For group comparisons the Mann-Whitney U test was applied: n. s. = not significant; * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001