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Table 1 Means and standard deviations for dependent measures

From: Reducing self-objectification: are dissonance-based methods a possible approach?

Measures Baseline M (SD) Post intervention M (SD) 8-week follow-up M (SD) 8-month follow-up M (SD) Post intervention d 8 weeks d 8 months d
Negative Affect 1.73(.60) 1.50(.49) 1.47(.55) 1.60(.62) .40* .38* .20*
Thin-Ideal Internalization 3.56(.42) 3.05(.72) 3.26(.65) 3.43(.53) 1.2* .69* .31
Body Dissatisfaction 3.06(.80) 2.80(.75) 2.98(.76) 2.82(.70) .35* .08 .33*
EDE-Q 1.09(.74) 0.87(.63) 0.71(.62) 0.84(.67) .36* .47* .32*
Body Shame 2.82(1.17) 2.78(1.25) 3.03(1.17) 2.84(1.11) .05 .18 .03
Self-Surveillance 5.01(1.30) 4.55(1.27) 4.44(1.19) 4.70(1.10) .38* .43* .31*
Control Beliefs 3.04(.85) 3.51(.98) 3.54(.75) 3.35(1.03) .56* .59* .38*
  1. Note: Improvement for all measures is indicated by decreasing scores with the exception of Body Control, for which higher scores indicate improvement. * indicates p < .05 for post-hoc t-test comparison with baseline. Cohen’s d effect size estimates: .2 = small; .5 = medium; .8 = large[48].