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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Emotion recognition in borderline personality disorder: effects of emotional information on negative bias

  BPD N = 32 HC N = 31 p
Mean age in years 30.35 (8.22) 29.84 (7.70) 0.838
Mean years of education 11.03 (1.64) 11.52 (1.57) 0.235
DERS sum score 128.10 (24.38) 59.77 (11.86) <0.001
BSL-23 sum score 2.24 (0.79) 0.15 (0.19) <0.001
PANAS_positive_pre 2.43 (0.64) 2.95 (0.60) 0.002
PANAS_positive_post 2.07 (0.62) 2.51 (0.71) 0.012
PANAS_negative_pre 1.97 (0.73) 1.07 (0.08) < .001
PANAS_negative_post 2.06 (0.79) 1.10 (0.19) <0.001
  1. Note: Means and standard deviations (in parentheses) of DERS = Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale, BSL-23 = Borderline Symptom List-23, PANAS = Positive and Negative Affect Schedule, positive_pre = positive affect before the experiment, positive_post = positive affect after the experiment, negative_pre = negative affect before the experiment, negative_post = negative affect after the experiment