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Table 1 Dimensional structure of the SCL-90-R and its short versions BSI, SCL-27, BSI-18, SCL-14 and SCL-K-9

From: Comparative psychometric analyses of the SCL-90-R and its short versions in patients with affective disorders

Questionnaire Dimension Number of items Item position in the SCL-90-R
SCL-90-R Somatization 12 1, 4, 12, 27, 40, 42, 48, 49, 52, 53, 56, 58
Obsessive compulsive 10 3, 9, 10, 28, 38, 45, 46, 51, 55, 65
Interpersonal sensitivity 9 6, 21, 34, 36, 37, 41, 61, 69, 73
Depression 13 5, 14, 15, 20, 22, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 54, 71, 79
Anxiety 10 2, 17, 23, 33, 39, 57, 72, 78, 80, 86
Hostility 6 11, 24, 63, 67, 74, 81
Phobic anxiety 7 13, 25, 47, 50, 70, 75, 82
Paranoid ideation 6 8, 18, 43, 68, 76, 83
Psychoticism 10 7, 16, 35, 62, 77, 84, 85, 87, 88, 90
Additional items 7 19, 44, 59, 60, 64, 66, 89
BSI Somatization 7 4, 12, 40, 48, 49, 52, 56
Obsessive compulsive 6 9, 28, 45, 46, 51, 55
Interpersonal sensitivity 4 34, 37, 41, 69
Depression 6 15, 29, 30, 32, 54, 79
Anxiety 6 2, 23, 33, 57, 72, 78
Hostility 5 11, 24, 63, 67, 74
Phobic anxiety 5 13, 47, 50, 70, 75
Paranoid ideation 5 8, 18, 43, 76, 83
Psychoticism 5 7, 77, 85, 88, 90
Additional items 4 19, 44, 59, 89
SCL-27 Depressive symptoms 4 15, 30, 54, 59
Dysthymic symptoms 4 9, 14, 51, 55
Vegetative symptoms 6 4, 39, 40, 48, 49, 53
Agoraphobic symptoms 5 13, 25, 33, 50, 82
Symptoms of social phobia 4 37, 41, 61, 69
Symptoms of mistrust 4 18, 68, 76, 83
BSI-18 Somatization 6 12, 40, 48, 52, 56, 58
Depression 6 15, 29, 30, 32, 54, 79
Anxiety 6 2, 33, 57, 72, 78, 86
SCL-14 Depression 6 26, 28, 30, 54, 77, 79
Phobic anxiety 4 13, 25, 47, 82
Somatization 4 42, 52, 56, 58
SCL-K-9 Global Severity Index 9 24, 28, 31, 34, 43, 57, 58, 75, 77
  1. Notes: SCL-90-R = Symptom Checklist 90-R [4]; BSI = Brief Symptom Inventory [6]; SCL-27 = Symptom Checklist-27 [7]; BSI-18 = Brief Symptom Inventory 18 [6]; SCL-14 = Symptom Checklist 14 [8]; SCL-K-9 = Symptom Checklist-short version-9 [10].