Table 3

Pearson Correlations (with p < 0.1) of Measurements Reflective of Symptom Severity and Plasma Neuropeptide Y in CFS cases

Instrument

Number

Pearson

Sig. (2-tailed)

of Cases

Correlation

p Value


BECK Depression Inventory

42

.285*

.068

FSI Disruption Rating

42

.286*

.066

POMS Anger/Hostility Subscale

41

.490***

.001

POMS Confusion Subscale

42

.341**

.027

POMS Depression/Dejection Subscale

42

.349**

.024

POMS Friendly Subscale

42

-.562***

.000

POMS Vigor Subscale

42

-.294*

.059

Cope: Denial

42

.314**

.043

Cope: Behavioral Disengagement

42

.435***

.004

Cope: Self Blame

42

.315**

.042

ATQ Negative Self-Talk Score

42

.307**

.048

ATQ Positive Self-Talk Score

42

-.315**

.042

Perceived Stress Scale Total Score

42

.414***

.006

Quality of Life Total Score

42

-.297*

.056

SF-36 General Health

42

-.377**

.014

SF-36 Emotional Well-Being

42

-.264*

.091

SF-36 Social Functioning

41

-.281*

.075

CCSE-R Total Score

42

-.330**

.033


*p > .10; **p < .05; ***p < .01

Fletcher et al. Behavioral and Brain Functions 2010 6:76   doi:10.1186/1744-9081-6-76

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