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Table 3 Mean change in emotion regulation scores among participants who were binge abstinent versus non-abstinent at each follow-up

From: Change in emotion regulation during the course of treatment predicts binge abstinence in guided self-help dialectical behavior therapy for binge eating disorder

  Abstinent at post-treatment Abstinent at 4-month follow-up Abstinent at 5-month follow-up Abstinent at 6-month follow-up
Full sample, with imputed data (N=60)
Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d
(n= 23) (n= 37) (n= 26) (n= 34) (n= 26) (n= 34) (n= 24) (n= 36)
DERS post-treatment change −30.19 (27.20) −10.39 (19.91) −3.25*; .83 −31.19 (30.03) −7.88 (12.97) −3.70*; 1.01 −28.27 (26.91) −10.12 (19.96) −3.00*; .77 −29.12 (28.45) −10.56 (18.92) −3.04*; .77
  Treatment completers only, without imputed data ( N =33-39)
  Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d Yes No t; Cohen’s d
( n = 19-23) ( n = 17-18) ( n = 18-20) ( n = 15-17) ( n = 18-20) ( n = 15-17) ( n = 16-18) ( n = 17-19)
DERS post-treatment change −31.57 (27.01) −16.79 (24.98) −1.75; .57 −38.89 (32.44) −12.26 (13.75) −3.16*; 1.07 −34.67 (29.22) −17.33 (25.87) −1.79; .63 −36.75 (31.23) −17.41 (23.22) −2.03; .70
  1. Note. DERS = Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale. *p < .01.