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Table 1 Number of patients participating in groups by diagnosis

From: Exploration of experiences in therapeutic groups for patients with severe mental illness: development of the Ferrara group experiences scale (FE- GES)

Diagnosis (number of patients with that diagnosis and percentage in relation to the total) Psychodynamic therapy Psychosocial rehabilitation group Psycho-educational group Expressive group Bodily mediated group Others
Schizophrenia 57 (34%) 44 (77%) 92 (56%) 16 (28%) 40 (70%) 29 (51%) 11 (19%)
Delusional Disorder 4 (2%) 3 (75%) 1 (25%) 1 (23%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%)
Schizo-affective Disorder 10 (6%) 8 (80%) 7 (70%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%) 4 (40%) 4 (40%)
Bipolar Disorder 29 (18%) 26 (90%) 12 (41%) 8 (28%) 12 (41%) 12 (41%) 5 (17%)
Major Depression 27 (16%) 26 (96%) 13 (48%) 10 (37%) 13 (48%) 12 (44%) 5 (9%)
Anxiety Disorder 1 (1%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Eating Disorder 12 (7%) 11 (92%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (17%)
Personality Disorder 26 (16%) 25 (96%) 15 (58%) 8 (31%) 15 (58%) 11 (42%) 3 (12%)
Total 166 (100%) 144 (87%) 81 (49%) 47 (28%) 89 (54%) 70 (42%) 30 (18%)