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Table 3 Pearson’s correlations of the Postural Awareness Scale (PAS) with measures of body awareness, body responsiveness, body image, and mindfulness. [* indicates p < 0.05]

From: Postural awareness and its relation to pain: validation of an innovative instrument measuring awareness of body posture in patients with chronic pain

 

Body Awareness Questionnaire

Body Responsiveness Scale

Dresden Body Image Inventory

Conscious Presence and Self Control

  

Trust in Bodily Sensations

Perceived Connection between Mental and Physical Processes

Vitality

Self-accep-tance

Sexuality

Self-esteem

Physical contact

 

Total sample

 PAS total

0.23*

0.41*

0.26*

0.26*

0.32*

0.22*

0.25*

0.24*

0.38*

Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness

0.37*

0.48*

0.09*

0.23*

0.28*

0.16*

0.23*

0.11*

0.36*

Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness

0.01

0.17*

0.32*

0.19*

0.24*

0.19*

0.18*

0.11*

0.25*

Spinal/shoulder pain

 PAS total

0.29*

0.46*

0.12

0.34*

0.30*

0.20*

0.20*

0.17*

0.41*

Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness

0.46*

0.48*

−0.00

0.32*

0.25*

0.15*

0.18*

0.10

0.42*

Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness

0.02

0.29*

0.20*

0.24*

0.25*

0.19*

0.14

0.18*

0.28*