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Table 3 Qualitative Interview format

From: An exploratory mixed methods study of the acceptability and effectiveness of mindfulness -based cognitive therapy for patients with active depression and anxiety in primary care

Semi-structured using questions around 5 themes
1. Participants overall impressions – "in general what did you think of the overall approach?"
2. The course techniques/methods/materials – "what aspects of the course did you find beneficial", "what aspects of the course did you find difficult/unhelpful?"
3. The format of the course – "what did you think about the length of the course?"
4. Ongoing mindfulness practice – "are there any techniques you continue to use?"
5. Coping skills – "do you feel better able to cope with adversity than before you started the course?", "has anything changed for you since you completed the course?"