Table 1

Averages (SD) of self-report measures across avatar-MBT sessions

Avatar-MBT session
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DASS-21 depression13.7(4.0)12.7 (4.6)14.2 (5.1)13.4 (4.8)
DASS-21 anxiety12.3 (4.5)11.6 (5.4)11.6 (5.111.5 (6.8)
DASS-21 stress13.9 (4.3)13.2 (5.0)12.5 (4.1)14 (5.2)
MZQ total81.3 (8.4)75.9 (16.8)81.8 (11.7)74.5 (17.5)
MZQ refusing reflection21.2 (3.1)19.5 (5.2)21.9 (4.0)18.6 (6.2)
MZQ emotional awareness22.2 (3.4)19.4 (6.6)21.3 (3.7)19.5 (4.6)
MZQ psychic equivalence22.4 (3.3)22.1 (4.8)22.9 (4.7)20.5 (5.5)
MZQ affect regulation15.5 (2.3)14.9 (3.3)15.7 (2.8)15.9 (3.7)
  • DASS-21, Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales; MBT, mentalization-based treatment; MZQ, Mentalization Questionnaire.