Skip to main content

Table 3 ANCOVA analyses showing changes and effect sizes in subscales of DERS, SCS, and FFMQ when comparing post values of MBCT and WLC statistically controlled for pre-intervention levels of the subscale under investigation

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
DERS
 Non-acceptance15.57.019.74.96.062*0.69
 Strategies20.56.824.57.45.968*0.56
 Clarity11.74.313.44.54.267*0.39
 Goals16.33.417.04.72.157
 Impulse13.94.214.96.20.731
 Awareness16.54.017.04.70.190
SCS
 Self-judgment3.51.02.50.824.146***1.10
 Over-identification3.30.72.50.824.208***1.06
 Self-kindness2.81.02.10.614.532***0.85
 Mindfulness2.80.92.20.616.630***0.78
 Common humanity2.91.02.20.811.250***0.77
 Isolation3.21.12.81.03.419
FFMQ
 Non-judgment3.30.82.60.77.509**0.93
 Non-reactivity3.00.72.60.56.33*0.66
 Observe3.50.63.20.74.551*0.46
 Describe3.11.03.10.82.308
 Act with awareness2.80.62.70.70.227
  1. Abbreviations: MBCT Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, WLC Waiting-list Control, M mean, SD standard deviation, ES effect size (Cohen’s d), DERS Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale, SCS Self-compassion Scale, FFMQ Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire; Scores on DERS, SCS and FFMQ ranges from 1 (Almost never) to 5 (Almost always). p < 0.05; p < 0.01; p < 0.001