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Table 4 Hierarchical multiple regression analyses predicting the quality of the therapeutic alliance and interactional problems

From: Theory of mind, emotion recognition, delusions and the quality of the therapeutic relationship in patients with psychosis – a secondary analysis of a randomized-controlled therapy trial

PredictorsBtpF / F ChangedfpAdjusted R2 / R2change
Regression 1: TSQ therapist alliance 1
 Step 1 **   7.7413168< .0001.106
  PANSS total (covariate).011.144.886    
  Emotion Recognition**.3394.643< .0001    
  PSYRATS delusional frequency−.110−1.399.164    
 Step 2 **   7.4061167.007.037
  PANSS total (covariate)−.018−.230.818    
  Emotion Recognition **.2883.881< .0001    
  PSYRATS delusional frequency−.057−.715.475    
Interaction**:.2052.721.007    
Regression 2: TSQ interactional problems 1
 Step 1 **   7.7413168< .0001.106
  PANSS total (covariate)**.2212.911.004    
  Emotion Recognition **−.252−3.565<.0001    
  PSYRATS delusional frequency*.1762.316.022    
 Step 2 **   7.4061167.007.139
  PANSS total (covariate)**.2443.207.002    
  Emotion Recognition**−.213−2.942.004    
  PSYRATS delusional frequency−.1351.749.0982    
Interaction*−.156−2.125.035    
  1. Notes: TSQ Therapist Session questionnaire, PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, PSYRATS Psychotic Symptom Rating Scale; 1: 174 patients participated at least three sessions and the quality of the therapeutic relationship was rated by their therapists (n = 13); *: p < .05; **: p < .01