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Table 5 Changes in mindfulness and emotion regulation from pre- to post- intervention

From: The mindful moms training: development of a mindfulness-based intervention to reduce stress and overeating during pregnancy

  Pre Post Change in Intervention Groupa
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P
Mindful Eating – Awareness (MEQ) N = 79 2.55 (0.6) 2.73 (0.7) 0.01
Mindful Eating – External (MEQ) N = 77 2.31 (0.6) 2.43 (0.8) 0.09
Psychological Flexibility (AAQ) N = 80 49.92 (10.1) 53.67 (8.9) < 0.0001
Mindfulness – Observe (FFMQ) N = 81 25.64 (6.2) 28.61 (6.1) < 0.0001
Mindfulness - Describe (FFMQ) N = 81 29.05 (5.6) 29.67 (5.2) 0.19
Mindfulness - Act w/Awareness (FFMQ) N = 80 28.40 (6.0) 29.28 (5.0) 0.08
Mindfulness - Nonjudge (FFMQ) N = 80 27.48 (5.9) 28.76 (5.6) 0.03
Mindfulness - Nonreact (FFMQ) N = 80 19.60 (4.7) 21.27 (4.0) 0.002
Emotion Regulation - Reappraisal (ERQ) N = 78 28.29 (6.5) 30.46 (6.5) 0.002
Emotion Regulation - Suppression (ERQ) N = 80 12.51 (5.0) 12.88 (4.8) 0.51
Perceived Stress (PSS) N = 82 18.62 (6.1) 15.77 (5.7) < 0.0001
Depression (PHQ9) N = 82 7.12 (5.6) 4.57 (3.8) < 0.0001
  1. aPaired t-tests