Table 6: Psychosomatic treatment effects in comparison between HF and 14 other German clinics. A paired t-test was performed on pretreatment and posttreatment data. The Pearson -test was applied to the post-treatment data.

ScaleHF clinic mean (SD)Other 14 clinics mean (SD)Significance test

ISR total pre-post0.58 (±0.48)0.52 (±0.51)
ISR depression pre-post1.35 (±0.97)1.18 (±0.96)
VEV-K129.3 (±26.9)128.3 (±26.7) , n.s.
GV physical4.42 (±0.73)4.22 (±0.77)
GV psychological4.69 (±0.87)4.44 (±1)
GV self-esteem4.68 (±0.83)4.38 (±0.92)
GV social problems4.07 (±0.88)4.05 (±0.94) , n.s.
GV private relationships4.4 (±0.83)4.26 (±0.95)
GV occupational3.89 (±0.83)3.77 (±0.92)
GV motivation4.39 (±0.79)4.32 (±0.88)
GV comprehension4.88 (±0.84)5.2 (±1.13)
GV future orientation4.51 (±0.9)4.34 (±1.02)
GV well-being4.68 (±0.85)4.4 (±1.02)
GV daily life requirements4.33 (±0.81)4.19 (±0.88)