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Table 3 SCL90-based predominant psychopathological symptoms in heroin-dependent patients according to their secondary substance of abuse

From: Psychopathology of addiction: May a SCL-90-based five dimensions structure be applied irrespectively of the involved drug?

SCL90-based factors Secondary substance of abuse
Alcohol
N = 79
Cocaine
N = 783
Neither alcohol nor cocaine
N = 85
N (%) N (%) N (%)
1. Worthlessness-being trapped 15 (19.0) 113 (14.4) 12 (14.1)
2. Somatic symptoms 17 (21.5) 191 (24.4) 18 (21.2)
3. Sensitivity-psychoticism 14 (17.7) 138 (17.6) 20 (23.5)
4. Panic-anxiety 19 (24.1) 199 (25.4) 25 (29.4)
5. Violence-suicide 14 (17.7) 142 (18.1) 10 (11.8)
  1. Chi-square = 5.38; df = 8; p = 0.715
  2. Post-hoc test (Bonferroni’s procedure): no differences