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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics for the Positive Affect (PA) and Negative Affect (NA) and each of the appraisals under investigation

From: Emotional reactivity to appraisals in patients with a borderline personality disorder: a daily life study

Emotion BPD group Healthy controls Difference between groups
Mean SE Mean SE χ2(df) p-value
PA 28.79 2.99 62.61 2.28 80.90 (1) <.001
NA 36.90 3.87 7.44 1.32 51.97 (1) <.001
Emotional appraisals
 Goal relevance 59.06 2.80 62.09 3.25 0.50 (1) >.500
 Goal congruence 40.45 3.28 64.75 2.27 37.13 (1) <.001
 Emotion-focused coping potential 45.26 3.16 78.83 2.90 61.20 (1) <.001
BPD-specific evaluations
 Disappointment in self 44.59 4.29 7.72 1.77 63.10 (1) <.001
 Disappointment in someone else 34.01 4.43 15.32 3.99 9.82 (1) .002
 Trust in self 31.89 3.60 72.66 2.78 80.33 (1) <.001
 Trust in someone else 36.56 4.75 69.24 3.85 28.52 (1) <.001
  1. BPD Borderline personality disorder, SE Standard error. Results are based on two-level models with each variable under investigation being predicted by a random intercept at level 1, and diagnostic dummies (leaving out the intercept) at level 2. Differences between diagnostic dummies slopes are tested using general linear hypothesis testing