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Table 2 Factor loadings of 22 Functional Assessment of Self-Mutilation (FASM) items

From: The functions of nonsuicidal self-injury: converging evidence for a two-factor structure

FASM item FASM Scalea Original factora Social (Factor 1) Intrapersonal (Factor 2)
1 Social Negative Social .67 .12
2 Automatic Negative Intrapersonal −.04 .67
3 Social Positive Social .87 −.07
4 Automatic Positive Intrapersonal −.02 .76
5 Social Negative Social .65 .24
6 Social Positive Social .09 .58
7 Social Positive Social .89 −.04
8 Social Positive Social .97 −.17
9 Social Negative Social .38 .51
10 Automatic Negative Intrapersonal −.06 .62
11 Social Positive Social .61 .04
12 Social Positive Social .78 .12
13 Social Negative Social .54 .22
14 Automatic Negative Intrapersonal −.32 .80
15 Social Positive Social .59 .20
16 Social Positive Social .92 −.10
17 Social Positive Social .82 .01
18 Social Positive Social .26 .42
19 None Socialb .80 −.26
20 Social Positive Social .63 .12
21 Social Positive Social .76 .01
22 Automatic Positive Intrapersonal −.09 .71
  1. aBased on Nock and Prinstein [26]
  2. bAlthough Nock and Prinstein [26] did not include this item in their factor analysis, we regarded the item-content (“to give yourself something to do with others”) as reflecting a social function