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Table 1 Morning and evening psychosomatic condition scores collected from the self-assessment psychosomatic complaint questionnaire

From: A possible connection between psychosomatic symptoms and daily rhythmicity in growth hormone secretion in healthy Japanese students

  High Self-Assessment Group (n = 7) Low Self-Assessment Group (n = 8) Morning Comparison
  Morning
(08:00 h)
Evening
(20:00 h)
Morning
(08:00 h)
Evening
(20:00 h)
t -value
• Physical symptoms      
   1. Drowsiness 3.14 1.43 3.38 1.50 -0.67
   2. Poor appetite 2.14 1.86 2.25 1.38 -0.30
   3. Heaviness in the head 1.14 1.29 1.38 1.13 -1.00
   4. Dizziness 1.00 1.00 1.75 1.25 -3.00*
   5. Whole-body fatigue 2.00 1.57 2.63 1.75 -1.49
• Mental symptoms      
   6. Lack of motivation 2.00 2.00 2.75 2.13 -1.82
   7. Easily irritated 1.00 1.14 1.50 1.50 -2.65*
   8. Feelings of melancholy 1.00 1.14 1.88 2.13 -2.97*
   9. Desire to rest 2.00 2.00 3.00 2.50 -2.45*
   10. Anxiety 1.14 1.57 2.50 3.00 -3.80**
total 19.00 16.60 32.75 23.00 -3.96**
  1. The scores shown are means. Each scale ranges from 1 to 4, with higher scores indicating a greater degree of psychosomatic symptoms (No, Somewhat No, Somewhat Yes, Yes).
  2. **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05