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Table 5 ANCOVA analysis of group differences between the borderline and clinical comparison subjects as a function of attachment, mentalizing, internalizing and externalizing psychopathology, depression, borderline features, and impulsivity and self-harm

From: Self-reported patterns of impairments in mentalization, attachment, and psychopathology among clinically referred adolescents with and without borderline personality pathology

ANCOVA test: Test of Between-subjects Effect
Dependent variable Type III Sum of Squares df F p
RTSHIA (impulsivity and self-harm) 3942.3 5 20.6 0.001
BDI-Y (depression) 4256.6 5 45.7 0.001
RFQ-Y (mentalizing) 81.7 5 83.8 0.001
YSR-internalizing (internalizing pathology) 6609.3 5 77.0 0.001
YSR-externalizing (externalizing pathology) 3511.5 5 51.8 0.001
IPPA-Peer (attachment to peers) 3690.4 5 98.7 0.001
IPPA-Parent (attachment to parents) 1739.7 5 22.8 0.001
BPFS-C (Borderline features) 22549.0 5 337.9 0.001
  1. Note: BPFS-C The Borderline Personality Features Scale for Children, YSR The Youth Self-Report, RFQ-Y reflective function questionnaire for youth, IPPA inventory of parent and peer attachment, RTSHI risk-taking and self-harm inventory, BDI-Y Beck Depression Inventory for Youth