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Table 3 Psychological Openness, Help-seeking Propensity, and Indifference to Stigma scores at pre-intervention, post-intervention, and at 3-month follow up

From: The potential impact of an anti-stigma intervention on mental health help-seeking attitudes among university students

  Pre-intervention Post-intervention 3-month Effect size (Cohen’s da) p valuesb
n mean S.D. n mean S.D. n mean S.D. Post-intervention 3-month follow-up Pre vs Post Pre vs 3-month Post vs 3- month
Psychological Openness 388 15.87 5.17 385 17.82 5.38 324 16.71 5.57 0.37 0.16 <  0.001 0.007 <  0.001
Help Seeking Propensity 389 20.81 4.78 389 24.59 3.99 324 23.13 4.40 0.86 0.51 <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001
Indifference to Stigma 386 16.65 6.52 388 20.08 6.71 324 18.98 7.00 0.52 0.34 <  0.001 <  0.001 0.002
  1. a \( Cohe{n}^{\prime }s\ d=\frac{\left( MeanTime2- MeanTime\right)}{Pooled\ S.D} \)
  2. b pairwise comparison of respective scores in unconditional linear mixed models, bold values denotes statistically significant values