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Table 2 Pre and post intervention scores on the DSM-5 symptoms, MHI-5, and quality of life measures

From: Evaluation of a brief intervention within a stepped care whole of service model for personality disorder

   Pre intervention Post intervention t p d
n M SD M SD
Total DSM-5 symptoms /9 60 7.55 1.62 6.43 2. 21 4.97 .000 .58
MHI-5 total 65 21.28 4.69 17.40 5.18 5.80 .000 .79
Quality of life 64 37.34 18.45 55.63 19.99 −6.85 .000 .95
BPD symptoms
 Unstable relationships 61 3.79 1.59 2.62 1.62 5.00 .000 .73
 Impulsivity 63 3.79 1.37 2.87 1.37 4.96 .000 .67
 Mood dysregulation 64 4.11 1.39 3.14 1.46 5.87 .000 .68
 Anger 64 3.66 1.22 2.84 1.28 5.22 .000 .66
 Paranoid ideation 64 3.75 1.23 3.17 1.20 3.48 .001 .48
 Chronic Emptiness 65 4.05 1.32 3.22 1.46 4.54 .000 .60
 Identity disturbance 65 3.25 1.60 2.75 1.49 2.87 .006 .32
 Real or imagined abandonment 65 3.52 1.85 2.55 1.43 4.47 .000 .59
 Self-harm and suicide attempt frequency (2 weeks) 63 2.16 3.35 .75 2.31 3.54 .001 .49
Suicidal ideation 63 2.30 .75 1.56 .70 6.94 .000 1.01
  1. Note. N = 67, n indicates data available for that analysis