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Table 1 Overview of outcomes

From: Gut-directed hypnotherapy in children with irritable bowel syndrome or functional abdominal pain (syndrome): a randomized controlled trial on self exercises at home using CD versus individual therapy by qualified therapists

Outcome Instrument T0 4 wks 8 wks T1 T2 T3
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain dairies X X X X X X
Hypnotic susceptibility Stanford hypnotic clinical scale for children X      
Treatment expectations Self-designed questionnaire for child and parents X      
Depression and anxiety Revised Anxiety and Depression Scale-short version (RCADS-25) X    X X X
Somatization Children’s Somatization Inventory (CSI) X    X X X
Health related quality of life KIDSCREEN-52 X    X X X
Pain beliefs Pain Beliefs Questionnaire (PBQ) X    X X X
Coping strategies Children’s Coping Strategies Checklist-revision 1 (CCSC-R1) X    X X X
Cost-effectiveness/cost-utility Health Utility Index Mark 3 (HUI-3) & costs-questionnaire X    X X X
Adequate relief Binary question on adequate relief     X X X