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Table 4 Changes in global functioning (GAF), problems in interpersonal relationships (IIP) and social adjustment (SAS)

From: A randomised controlled trial of mentalization-based treatment versus structured clinical management for patients with comorbid borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder

  GAF (DSM) IIP total SAS total
  Unadjusted observed mean (SD) Unadjusted observed mean (SD) Unadjusted observed mean (SD)
  MBT SCM t MBT (n = 21) SCM (n = 19) t MBT (n = 21) SCM (n = 19) t
Baseline 38.57 (n = 21) (9.09) 39.74 (n = 19) (8.38) 0.42 2.04 (0.62) 2.11 (0.41) 0.43 2.71 (0.41) 2.81 (0.41) 0.78
6 months       1.87 (0.58) 2.03 (0.40) 1.04 2.53 (0.62) 2.72 (0.49) 1.06
12 months       1.66 (0.51) 2.01 (0.56) 2.06* 2.05 (0.41) 2.63 (0.44) 4.31***
18 months 62.71 (n = 21) (16.66) 51.39 (n = 18) (12.06) -2.39** 1.33 (0.48) 1.76 (0.44) 2.94** 1.69 (0.45) 2.27 (0.51) 3.78***
  Adjusted model coefficients (95 % CI) Adjusted model coefficients (95 % CI) Adjusted model coefficients (95 % CI)
Model: Wald χ2 107.57 (df = 3)b 57.47*** (df = 3)b 82.53*** (df = 4)a
Linear change (both groups) 3.82*** (2.01, 5.63) -0.11** (-0.18, -0.04) -0.22*** (-0.35, -0.10)
Quadratic change (both groups)       
Differential linear change (MBT) 4.22** (1.75, 6.70) -0.13* (-0.23, -0.03) -0.19* (-0.36 -0.02)
Group differences at 18 months 11.51** (4.13, 18.89) -0.44** (-0.73, -0.16) -0.60*** (-0.88, -0.33)
  1. MBT Mentalization-Based Treatment, SCM Structured Clinical Management, t t-test for independent samples, χ2 chi-squared, CI confidence interval, df: degrees of freedom
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. amixed-effects linear regression with random slope
  4. bmixed-effects linear regression with random intercept