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Table 2 Response to hypnotherapy and mood color choice in 'HAD normal', 'HAD anxious' and 'HAD depressed' patients (pre-HT)

From: Mood color choice helps to predict response to hypnotherapy in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

  Positive
No. (%)
Neutral
No. (%)
Negative
No. (%)
None
No. (%)
'HAD normal' (n = 52)
Responders (n = 26) 6 (23.1%) 6 (23.1%) 4 (15.4%) 10 (38.5%)
Non-responders
& non-finishers (n = 26)
0 (0%) 6 (23.1%) 4 (15.4%) 16 (61.5%)
'HAD anxious' (n = 67)
Responders (n = 52) 6 (11.5%) 14 (26.9%) 10 (19.2%) 22 (42.3%)
Non-responders
& non-finishers
(n = 15)
0 (0%) 1 (6.7%) 3 (20.0%) 11 (73.3%)
'HAD depressed' (n = 35)
Responders (n = 17) 0 (0%) 3 (17.6%) 6 (35.3%) 8 (47.1%)
Non-responders
& non-finishers
(n = 18)
1 (5.6%) 1 (5.6%) 11 (61.1%) 5 (27.8%)
  1. Fisher's Exact Test: Positive versus neutral, negative and none combined
  2. 'HAD normal' p = 0.023; 'HAD anxious' p = 0.33; 'HAD depressed' p = 1.0