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Table 5 IES total and subscale scores in longitudinal studies of breast cancer patients

From: Contemplative self healing in women breast cancer survivors: a pilot study in underserved minority women shows improvement in quality of life and reduced stress

  Between patient changes[60]    Between patient changes[58]    Changes[34]   
Type of study Observational    Observational    RCT   
Initial assessment Baseline new surgery Six months after baseline   Baseline: 3 months after surgery 12 months after baseline   Baseline: 2 months after surgery 9 months after baseline  
N 117    3318   −3.9    
IES Total 24.2 21.7 −2.5 20.1 16.2 −1.6    
Avoidance 12.9 12.1 0.8 10.0 8.4 −2.3 15.6 14.0 1.6
Intrusion 11.4 9.6 1.8 10.1 7.8   16.0 13.2 2.8
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