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Table 5 Multivariate linear regressions modelling parenting competence by mental health variables (N = 284)

From: Parenting stress and competence in borderline personality disorder is associated with mental health, trauma history, attachment and reflective capacity

 Parenting competency domains (PSOC)
Parenting satisfactionParenting efficacy
bSEβtbSEβt
F(19,283) = 14.15***, R2 = .51F(19,283) = 19.36***, R2 = .58
PID-5-BF Personality traits
 Negative affect−.05.12−.03−.44−.33.13−.17−2.59*
 Detachment−.10.14−.05−.70−.27.15−.12−1.75
 Antagonism.05.15.02.33.25.16.071.62
 Disinhibition−.36.13−.17−2.86**−.31.13−.13−2.35*
 Psychoticism.20.12.111.72.08.13.04.60
MSI-BPD BPD features.03.16.01.18.00.17.00.00
MHI-5 Psychological wellbeing.36.08.294.42***.42.09.294.82***
CTQ-SF Trauma history
 Emotional abuse.00.09.00.01.00.09.00.01
 Physical abuse.08.08.071.08.09.08.061.06
 Sexual abuse.07.06.071.30−.05.06−.04−.78
 Emotional neglect−.15.12−.09−1.21−.03.13−.02−.24
 Physical neglect.07.11.04.64.11.12.06.90
RQ Attachment style
 Secure.08.20.02.38−.80.21−.20−3.81***
 Fearful.02.21.01.09−.08.22−.02−.34
 Pre-occupied.10.18.03.58−.14.19−.03−.73
 Dismissing−.01.18−.00−.06−.39.19−.10−2.07*
PFRQ Reflective capacity
 Non-mentalizing−1.66.39−.23−4.22***−2.71.42−.33−6.52***
 Certainty about mental states2.21.29.367.61***1.13.31.163.69***
 Interest/curiosity in mental states.60.40.071.49−.02.43−.00−.05
  1. Notes. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001. b = unstandardized regression coefficient, SE standard error of the mean, β standardised regression coefficient, R2 amount of variance accounted for in the dependent variable by each model. PSOC Parenting Sense of Competency Scale, PID-5-BF Personality Inventory for DSM-5 – Brief Form, MHI-5 Mental Health Inventory, CTQ-SF Childhood Trauma Questionnaire – Short Form, RQ Relationships Questionnaire, PRFQ Parental Reflective Functioning Questionnaire