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Table 2 Emergency department presentation and self-reported self-harm, Change over time

From: Efficacy of Mentalization-based group therapy for adolescents: the results of a pilot randomised controlled trial

  Pre-treatment Post-treatment 12-wk follow-up 24-wk follow-up Spher Change over time Time X Group
Continuous measure TAU (n = 26) MBT-A (n = 22) TAU (n = 26) MBT-A (n = 22) TAU (n = 26) MBT-A (n = 22) TAU (n = 26) MBT-A (n = 22) W MS F MS F
Self-Harm subscale (RTSHI) Mean (SD) 26.82 (11.80) 28.32 (11.89) 23.12 (12.28) 26.00 (12.57) 22.93 (12.35) 24.41 (12.52) 22.74 (13.04) 24.50 (13.88) .518*** 225.02 6.29** 7.17 .201, NS
Risk Taking subscale (RTSHI) Mean (SD) 12.66 (7.02) 12.61 (9.28) 12.88 (8.28) 12.78 (9.64) 13.21 (8.52) 12.82 (9.94) 13.29 (8.27) 12.65 (10.25) .601*** 1.406 .210, NS .888 .133, NS
Total (RTSHI) Mean (SD) 39.48 (16.94) 40.93 (18.08) 36.00 (18.80) 38.78 (19.65) 36.14 (19.67) 37.24 (20.22) 36.03 (19.91) 37.16 (21.90) .477*** 183.34 2.83, NS 10.01 .154, NS
Self-Harm ED Presentation Mean (range) 1.08 (0–7) 0.73 (0–4) 0.23 (0–2) 0.36 (0–2) 0.54 (0–3) 0.23 (0–2) 0.35 (0–4) 0.09 (0–1) .527*** 6.49 9.55*** 0.84 1.24, NS
  1. Abbreviations: ED Emergency Department, RTSHI Risk-Taking and Self-Harm Inventory
  2. *p < .05,**p < .01,***p < .001