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Table 2 Effect of MBCT intervention on outcome – Completer sample

From: The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on risk and protective factors of depressive relapse – a randomized wait-list controlled trial

VariablesMBCT (n = 26)WLC (n = 30) 
 MSDMSDF(1,53)ES
RRQ
 Pre-intervention3.90.63.90.5  
 Post-intervention3.50.63.80.46.379*0.59
DERS
 Pre-intervention105.517.9106.623.8  
 Post-intervention95.623.5107.624.55.076*0.50
STAI-trait
 Pre-intervention52.89.651.37.4  
 Post-intervention46.310.549.69.94.097*0.32
SCS
 Pre-intervention15.13.114.73.7  
 Post-intervention18.54.914.13.626.704***1.02
FFMQ
 Pre-intervention14.61.814.32.0  
 Post-intervention15.72.614.32.17.155**0.59
BDI-II
 Pre-intervention14.68.312.88.0  
 Post-intervention10.89.514.59.15.919*0.40
BAI
 Pre-intervention14.86.812.79.0  
 Post-intervention13.16.713.810.52.766
  1. Abbreviations: MBCT Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, WLC Waiting-list Control, M mean, SD standard deviation, ES effect size (Cohen’s d), RRQ Rumination-Reflection Questionnaire, DERS Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (total score), STAI-trait trait–anxiety scale of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, SCS Self-compassion Scale (total score), FFMQ Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (total score), BDI-II Beck Depression Inventory, BAI Beck Anxiety Inventory. p < 0.05; p < 0.01; p < 0.001