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Table 1 Endorsement of MSI-BPD items and factor score as a function of NSSI group

From: The relationship between non-suicidal self-injury and borderline personality disorder symptoms in a college sample

MSI-BPD Overall sample (N = 724) NSSI + group (N = 136) NSSI – group (N = 588)
Factor score M (SD)    
Emotion Dys** 0.85 (1.02) 1.58 (1.03) 0.69 (0.94)
Disturbed relatedness** 1.49 (1.53) 2.57 (1.66) 1.24 (1.38)
Behavioral Dys** 0.57 (0.83) 1.91 (0.70) 0.26 (0.47)
Items endorsed% (N)    
Relationship instability* 38.4% (N = 278) 46.3% (N = 63) 36.6% (N = 215)
Impulsivity** 30.0% (N = 217) 59.6% (N = 81) 23.1% (N = 136)
Unstable affect** 38.4% (N = 278) 67.6% (N = 92) 31.6% (N = 186)
Angry** 26.7% (N = 193) 47.1% (N = 64) 21.9% (N = 129)
Distrustful of others** 40.7% (N = 295) 64.7% (N = 88) 35.2% (N = 207)
Felt unreal** 23.1% (N = 167) 39.7% (N = 54) 19.2% (N = 113)
Chronic emptiness** 25.4% (N = 184) 58.1% (N = 79) 17.9% (N = 105)
Identity** 21.8% (N = 158) 48.5% (N = 66) 15.6% (N = 92)
Avoid abandonment** 20.9% (N = 151) 44.1% (N = 60) 15.5% (N = 91)
Suicidality** 21.1% (N = 153) 100% (N = 136) 2.9% (N = 17)
  1. Note: *p < .05, **p < .001; MSI-BPD, McLean Screening Instrument for Borderline Personality Disorder, NSSI = Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Dys = Dysregulation.