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Table 1 Number completed focus groups and interviews by type of informant

From: Concepts of madness in diverse settings: a qualitative study from the INTREPID project

  Chengalpet Ibadan Tunapuna-Piarco
FGD (N) Interview FGD (N) Interview FGD (N) Interview
Mental health staff 0 8a 2 (16)b 0 2 (9)c 0
Healers, informants 0 6d,e 2 (14)f,g 0 0 8h,i
Relatives 2 (16)j 0 2 (13)k 0 2 (13)l 0
  1. a conducted in offices of several clinics
  2. b conducted at a local government office and a primary health center
  3. c conducted at two primary care clinics
  4. d conducted in homes or places of worship
  5. e 4 spiritual healers; 1 balwadi teacher; 1 panchayat leader
  6. f conducted at two government offices
  7. g 5 spiritual healers; 8 traditional healers; 1 key informant
  8. h conducted in homes or places of worship
  9. i 4 Pentecostal healers; 2 Hindu pundits; 1 Baptist/Orisha healer; 1 Catholic priest
  10. j conducted at mental health outreach clinics
  11. k conducted at University College Hospital and a church
  12. l conducted at two primary care clinics