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Table 2 Correlations between metacognitive subscales, mindfulness subscales, and symptom measures (n = 224)

From: A Metacognitive Perspective on Mindfulness: An Empirical Investigation

     MCQ-30  
  GAD-7 PHQ-9 OCI-R Positive beliefs Negative beliefs Cognitive confidence Need to control thoughts Cognitive self-consciousness Total MCQ-30 Age
GAD-7     .31** .71** .38** .58** .47** .68** -.17**
PHQ-9 .73**    .23** .62** .45** .59** .34** .62** -.15*
OCI-R .61** .60**   .28** .62** .43** .63** .36** .64** -.11
FFMQ           
Observing .10 .04 .04 .15* .07 .07 .08 .38** .20** .07
Describing -.22** -.31** -.28** -.08 -.31** -.32** -.31** .04 -.28** .17**
Awareness -.52** -.60** -.46** -.23** -.47** -.44** -.45** -.30** -.52** .16*
Nonjudging -.65** -.55** -.46** -.37** -.67** -.30** -.63** -.52** -.69** .14*
Nonreact -.36** -.34** -.24** .05 -.35** -.12 -.22** .09 -.17* .04
Age     -.21** -.11 -.11 -.18** -.15* -.20**  
  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. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01