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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for the dysfunctional coping modes (SMI, [56]), perceptions of negative parenting experiences (YPI-R; [37]) and eating disorder behaviours (EDDS; [44])

From: Do dysfunctional coping modes mediate the relationship between perceived parenting style and disordered eating behaviours?

  α Mean (N = 174) SD
Perfectionistic Overcontroller .80 3.73 .83
Self-Aggrandiser .77 2.80 .75
Bully and Attack .71 1.98 .62
Compliant Surrenderer .84 3.72 .97
Detached Protector .90 2.99 1.05
Detached Self-Soother .75 3.68 1.06
Overprotective father .80 2.46 1.06
Pessimistic/fearful father .79 2.86 1.30
Controlling father .79 2.23 1.27
Conditional/narcissistic father .83 3.14 1.40
Emotionally depriving father .93 3.55 1.48
Belittling mother .94 2.22 1.31
Emotionally inhibited mother .84 3.14 1.50
Punitive mother .83 3.32 1.52
Conditional/narcissistic mother .82 3.27 1.38
Emotionally depriving mother .92 2.92 1.31
Perfectionistic mother .64 3.75 1.20
Restricting - 3.22 4.02
Binging - 2.39 2.90
Compensatory Behaviour - 4.93 6.78