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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
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*
MSI-BPD BPD features.
MHI-5 Psychological wellbeing.***.***
CTQ-SF Trauma history
 Emotional abuse.
 Physical abuse.
 Sexual abuse.−.05.06−.04−.78
 Emotional neglect−.15.12−.09−1.21−.03.13−.02−.24
 Physical neglect.
RQ Attachment style
PFRQ Reflective capacity
 Certainty about mental states2.21.29.367.61******
 Interest/curiosity in mental states.−.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