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Table 3 Mean scores at assessment and discharge from the Intensive Treatment Programme (ITP) on self-report measures

From: Targeting maladaptive overcontrol with radically open dialectical behaviour therapy in a day programme for adolescents with restrictive eating disorders: an uncontrolled case series

Measure (n attendees whilst measure in use) Assessment mean (sd) Discharge mean (sd) Test statistic (paired n) Effect size Cronbach alpha
Pre ITP Post ITP
Eating disorder and mental health symptomatology
 EDI-3 (n = 105)
  - Drive for Thinness raw score 18.31c (8.45) 15.16b (8.92) p = 0.01*,a (n = 62) d = 0.33 .91 .93
  - Bulimia raw score 2.63b (2.91) 2.84b (4.15) p = 0.71 (n = 62) d = 0.05 .78 .83
  - Body dissatisfaction raw score 27.60c (11.95) 24.34c (11.72) p = 0.051 (n = 62) d = 0.25 .94 .93
  - Low self-esteem raw score 14.50c (6.93) 12.63c (6.88) p = 0.04* (n = 62) d = 0.26 .91 .90
  - Personal Alienation raw score 14.28c (7.24) 11.44c (6.93) p = 0.003** (n = 61) d = 0.39 .88 .85
  - Interpersonal insecurity raw score 12.21c (7.19) 10.60c (8.04) p = 0.048* (n = 62) d = 0.26 .87 .86
  - Interpersonal alienation raw score 10.19c (6.46) 8.45c (6.60) p = 0.014* (n = 62) d = 0.32 .86 .85
  - Interceptive deficits raw score 14.82c (8.76) 11.74c (9.00) p = 0.004** (n = 62) d = 0.38 .90 .89
  - Emotional dysregulation raw score 8.71c (5.88) 7.97c (6.96) p = 0.43 (n = 62) d = 0.10 .82 .75
  - Perfectionism raw score 11.85c (6.22) 11.19c (6.14) p = 0.37 (n = 48) d = 0.13 .76 .82
  - Ascetism raw score 11.81c (7.05) 9.81c (7.50) p = 0.027* (n = 59) d = 0.29 .84 .86
  - Maturity Fears raw score 15.76d (7.78) 14.71d (8.52) p = 0.19 (n = 59) d = 0.17 .88 .90
  MFQ (n = 51) 38.05e (15.62) 30.84e (18.47) p = 0.01*,a (n = 43) d = 0.41 .94 .98
Relationship quality and attachment
 SCS-R (n = 81) 67.97 (21.43) 75.51 (22.98) p < 0.001***,a (n = 67) d = 0.48 .95 .97
 ASQ (n = 101)
  - Discomfort 42.32 (10.99) 38.65 (11.60) p < 0.001***,a (n = 81) d = 0.43 .82 .93
  - Preoccupation 30.02 (7.53) 31.44 (7.67) p = 0.048* (n = 81) d = 0.22 .80 .78
  - Relationships as secondary 20.23 (6.31) 18.46 (7.54) p = 0.006**,a (n = 81) d = 0.32 .80 .87
  - Need for approval 32.48 (6.66) 31.69 (7.16) p = 0.24 (n = 81) d = 0.13 .84 .86
  YSR Withdrawal subscale (n = 101) 8.75g (4.24) 6.48f (4.60) p < 0.001***,a (n = 81) d = 0.54 .89 .90
Overcontrolled temperament, personality and coping
 FFOCI-SF (n = 81)
  - Risk aversion 12.12 (4.20) 12.15 (10.93) p = 0.98 (n = 65) d < 0.01 .85 .88
  - Inflexible 11.91 (3.64) 10.83 (3.83) p = 0.007**,a (n = 65) d = 0.34 .82 .89
  - Perfectionism 15.02 (3.30) 14.91 (3.45) p = 0.75 (n = 65) d = 0.04 .78 .85
  - Workaholism 12.32 (3.83) 12.25 (4.08) p = 0.83 (n = 65) d = 0.03 .87 .89
  SNAP-Y Negative Temperament (n = 81) 30.47 (10.11) 30.08 (11.43) p = 0.67 (n = 62) d = 0.05 .86 .87
 TEPS (n = 113)
  - Anticipatory (TEPS-ANT) 32.79 (8.93) 36.79 (9.92) p < 0.001***,a (n = 96) d = 0.42 .80 .71
  - Consummatory (TEPS-CON) 32.18 (7.03) 35.19 (7.54) p < 0.001***,a (n = 96) d = 0.51 .71 .74
  ERQ Expressive Suppression (n = 51) 19.50 (6.82) 14.02 (7.41) p < 0.001***,a (n = 42) d = 0.97 .87 .93
  1. n for each measure provided in table indicates the number of young people who attended ITP while that measure was being administered
  2. Abbreviations: EDI-3 Eating Disorder Inveentory-3, SCS-R Social Connectedness Scale-Revised, ASQ Attachment Style Questionnaire, YSR Youth Self Report, FFOCI-SF Five Factor Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Short Form, SNAP-Y Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality for Youth, TEPS-ANT Temporal Experience of Pleasure Scale-Anticipatory, TEPS-CON Temporal Experience of Pleasure Scale-Consummatory, ERQ Emotion Regulation Questionnaire, sd standard deviation
  3. *significant at p < 0.05 level; **significance at p < 0.01 level; ***significance at p < 0.001 level
  4. asignificant after Benjamini-Hochberg adjustment (<.05) for multiple comparisons
  5. bLow clinical range; ctypical clinical range; delevated clinical range (Garner, 2004)
  6. eabove clinical cut off for depression (total score > 27; Wood, et al., 1995)
  7. fone standard deviation above community norms (mean = 3.1, sd = 2.5; Achenbach & Rescorla, 2001)
  8. gtwo standard deviation above community norms (mean = 3.1, sd = 2.5; Achenbach & Rescorla, 2001)