Table 3: Patients assessments of clinical response.

Treatment Placebo value*
12 weeks24 weeks12 weeks24 weeksWeeks 12 and 24

Self-improvement1 0.514, 0.013
Self-satisfaction1 0.214, 0.003

Data are expressed as mean with SD.
1Patients provided ratings of improvement from 0 (no change or worse) to 10 (complete recovery) and satisfaction from 0 (complete disappointment) to 10 (full satisfaction) on Visual Analogue Scales.
*Two-sample Student’s -test between groups.