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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients (Cramer's V for sex variable) among the different psychological processes, contextual variables, and the level of adherence/Morisky scale, in a sample of depressive patients (n = 119)

From: The relationship of psychological reactance, health locus of control and sense of self-efficacy with adherence to treatment in psychiatric outpatients with depression

  BDI S-E PR-A PR-C HLC-I HLC-Ch HLC-D HLC-O Adherence
BDI   -.61** .28** .42** .01 .35** -.17* -.06 .20*
S-E    -.04 -.16 .02 -.14 .15 .26** .04
PR-A     .55** -.10 .14 -.05 -.00 .32**
PR-C      -.09 .36** -.12 -.04 .25**
HLC-I       -.03 .18* .14 .01
HLC-Ch        .00 .23* .15
HLC-D         .17 -.14
HLC-O          .12
Sex(1) .58 .40 .50 .33 .48 .57 .48 .48 .18
Age .05 .07 -.01 -.01 -.10 .02 .10 .13 .16
Educational level -.08 .18* .00 .07 -.04 -.06 .10 -.03 -.06
Treament duration -.07 .10 .05 .01 .02 .10 -.10 .11 .17
No. different drugs .52** -.27** .23* .17* -.06 .14 -.04 .00 .05
  1. Abbreviations: **P < .01; *P < .05; BDI Beck Depression Inventory, PR-A Psychological Reactance, Affective subscale, PR-C Psychological Reactance, Cognitive subscale, HLC-I Health Locus of Control, Internal subscale, HLC-Ch Health Locus of Control, Chance subscale, HLC-D Health Locus of Control, Doctors subscale, HLC-O Health Locus of Control, Others subscale, (1) Cramer's V correlation.