Table 2

Key to Correlation Tables
sps-social phobia subscale
sias-social interaction subscale
ahads-hospital anxiety subscale
dhads-hospital depression subscale
ego-Barron’s ego strength scale

Levenson’s Locus of Control Subscales:
powerful others

Ways of Coping subscales:
Problem – problem focused coping
Wish- wishful thinking coping
Detach- detachment
Focus – emphasising the positive
Blame- self blame
Tension-tension reduction
Keep-keep to self
Seek- seeking social support