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Table 5 Reliable change and clinical significant change on outcome measures

From: Effectiveness of dialectic behavioral therapy in routine outpatient care: the Berlin Borderline Study

  BPD baseline NCS**   Recovered Improved* Unchanged Deteriorated
Outcome M SD M SD CRIT n % n % n % n %
BDI (n = 39) 30,85 8,60 7,72 6,47 17,65 10 25.6 14 35.9 23 59.0 2 5.1
BSI-GSI (n = 39) 1,91 0,65 0,31 0,23 0,73 5 12.8 15 38.5 18 46.2 6 15.4
BSL (n = 37) 2,13 0,55 0,40 0,22 0,89 6 16.2 14 37.8 19 51.4 4 10.8
DSS (n = 31) 28,47 16,20 2,79 2,90 6,69 2 6.5 11 35.5 19 61.3 1 3.2
FGG (n = 34) 3,69 0,53 1,99 0,53 2,84 4 11.8 13 38.2 17 50.0 4 11.8
HAMD (n = 31) 11,68 4,74 0,91 1,04 2,85 2 6.5 11 35.5 17 54.8 3 9.7
  1. *Note: improved category contains both improved and recovered patients.
  2. BPD: Borderline Personality Disorder M/SD at baseline (t0).
  3. NCS: non-clinical samples M/SD.
  4. **Descriptives derived from: BDI [46], BSI-GSI [40], BSL [47], DSS [41], QTF [37], HAMD [48].