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Table 3 Raw scores on the BSI at intake and comparisons with normative data (n = 114)

From: Which doctors and with what problems contact a specialist service for doctors? A cross sectional investigation

Measure Sub-scale Range MedNet pre-intervention   Adult non-patient population published norms (US)* Adult psychiatric outpatient population published norms (US)^ Above clinical cut-off: non-patient Above clinical cut off: psychiatric outpatient
    Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) n (%) n (%)
BSI Somatization 0–3.57 0.44 0.62 0.29 0.40 0.83 0.79 20 17.5 5 4.4
  Obsessive-compulsive 0–4 1.42 0.95 0.43 0.48 1.57 1.00 71 62.3 9 7.9
  Interpersonal sensitivity 0–4 1.36 1.01 0.32 0.48 1.58 1.05 73 64.0 8 7
  Depression 0–4 1.48 0.98 0.28 0.46 1.80 1.08 76 66.7 6 5.3
  Anxiety 0–4 1.13 0.94 0.35 0.45 1.70 1.00 54 47.4 5 4.4
  Hostility 0–3.6 0.74 0.75 0.35 0.42 1.16 0.93 35 30.7 6 5.3
  Phobic anxiety 0–3.8 0.45 0.74 0.17 0.36 0.86 0.88 33 28.9 7 6.1
  Paranoid ideation 0–3.4 0.92 0.86 0.34 0.45 1.14 0.95 49 43.0 7 6.1
  Psychoticism 0–3 0.81 0.67 0.15 0.30 1.19 0.87 70 61.4 4 3.5
  Global Severity index 0–3.51 0.98 0.65 0.30 0.31 1.32 0.72 87 71.9 5 4.4
  Positive Symptom Distress index 0–3.58 26.33 10.53 11.45 9.20 30.80 11.63 - - - -
  Positive Symptom total 0–53 1.83 0.57 1.29 0.40 2.14 0.61 - - - -
  1. * From [19].