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Table 5 Coping strategies as a predictor of increase in positive affect as measured by the difference of consecutive scores

From: Affect in response to stressors and coping strategies: an ecological momentary assessment study of borderline personality disorder

Coping strategy Joint model Individual models
B t (df = 892) p B t (df = 915) p
Keeping busy 0.1511 0.98 0.3281 0.4154 3.21 0.0014
Socializing 0.2035 1.20 0.2286 0.5220 3.95 <.0001
Positive thinking 0.5510 2.25 0.0249 0.4822 3.07 0.0022
Doing something good for self 0.4402 1.97 0.0496 0.5634 3.61 0.0003
Calming self −0.1799 −0.64 0.5251 0.01013 0.06 0.9520
Finding perspective −0.6790 −2.52 0.0120 −0.07531 −0.48 0.6325
Sitting with feelings until they pass 0.05330 0.26 0.7919 −0.06201 −0.41 0.6823