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Table 1 Levels of mindfulness, metacognitions, and symptoms (n = 224)

From: A Metacognitive Perspective on Mindfulness: An Empirical Investigation

  Range Mean SD
MCQ    
Positive beliefs about worry 6 - 24 9.16 3.28
Uncontrollability and danger 6 - 24 11.04 4.66
Cognitive confidence 6 - 24 10.82 4.21
Need to control thoughts 6 - 24 9.50 3.88
Cognitive self-consciousness 6 - 24 12.59 3.87
Total 30 - 120 53.11 14.83
FFMQ    
Observing 8 - 40 24.25 6.07
Describing 8 - 40 28.89 6.50
Acting with awareness 8 - 40 27.27 5.91
Nonjudging of inner exp. 8 - 40 29.33 7.57
Nonreacting to inner exp. 7 - 35 19.93 5.12
PHQ-9 0 - 27 6.56 5.61
GAD-7 0 - 21 5.32 4.61
OCI-R 0 - 72 10.06 9.78
  1. Note. MCQ Metacognitions Questionnaire, FFMQ Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire 9-item, GAD-7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item, OCI-R Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised