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Table 1 Results from the self-reported instruments after the intervention but before starting the assignment (n = 86)

From: Differences in motivation and adherence to a prescribed assignment after face-to-face and online psychoeducation: an experimental study

Measurement All
M (SD)
Face-to-face
M (SD)
Online
M (SD)
Z p r
SIMS Intrinsic 16.16 (4.6) 17.9 (3.5) 13.9 (5.0) 4.50 .001 .49
SIMS Identified 19.1 (4.7) 18.9 (5.4) 19.4 (3.7) 0.59 .554 .06
SIMS Extrinsic 6.2 (2.3) 6.2 (2.3) 5.8 (2.7) 0.71 .475 .08
SIMS Amotivation 7.0 (2.9) 6.7 (3.2) 7.4 (2.4) 2.04 .042 .22
TCS 33.1 (6.6) 36.0 (6.2) 29.3 (4.9) 5.19 .001 .57
Expertise and benevolence 79.0 (11.4) 84.2 (9.8) 68.8 (13.7) 3.02 .003 .33
Accountability 65.2 (15.4) 68.1 (17.1) 57.7 (15.9) 1.50 .135 .16
Pleasure and mastery 67.3 (16.8) 72.0 (16.5) 55.2 (20.8) 2.07 .041 .23
Relevance 65.3 (19.1) 66.0 (24.6) 57.5 (19.7) 1.16 .247 .13
Encouragement 54.6 (14.6) 59.0 (16.8) 44.8 (14.4) 2.77 .006 .30
Obstacles 34.0 (13.6) 29.9 (13.7) 39.5 (11.6) 2.17 .039 .24
Index 65.5 (12.1) 70.6 (12.0) 58.9 (12.0) 4.53 <.001 .49
  1. Note. SIMS situational intrinsic motivation scale, TCS treatment credibility scale