Table 1

Table outlining diagnoses of index and control groups, age, gender, number of participants, and main outcome measures for some of the studies of non-malignant conditions discussed

  • Sociodemographic information was obtained by self report questionnaire or by interview in different studies.

  • 1-150 Validated psychiatric research interview. All other named psychiatric status measures are self report questionnaires.

  • IDDM, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; PSE, Present State Examination; SADS-L, Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia, Life-time version; GHQ, General Health Questionnaire; EAT, Eating Attitudes Test; STAI(C), Stait–Trait Anxiety Inventory (for Children); CDI, Child Depression Inventory; ZUNG, Zung Self-Report Depression Inventory; BDI, Beck Depression Inventory.