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Table 2 Caregivers’ rating of each category to describe the problem shown in the vignette

From: Mental health literacy about schizophrenia and depression: a survey among Chinese caregivers of patients with mental disorder

Category nominated Schizophrenia (N = 200) Depression (N = 202)
N % N %
Nervous breakdown 8 4.0 22 10.9
Depression 47 23.5 88 43.6
Schizophrenia 57 28.5 9 4.5
Psychological problems 14 7.0 29 14.4
Mental illness 44 22.0 21 10.4
Physical illness 0 0 2 1.0
Emotional problems 3 1.5 5 2.5
Self-esteem 1 0.5 0 0
Spirit intrusion 0 0 0 0
Phobia 11 5.5 1 0.5
Social phobia 6 3.0 3 1.5
GAD 2 1.0 14 6.9
PTSD 0 0 0 0
Acute anxiety attack 3 1.5 5 2.5
OCD 3 1.5 1 0.5
Personality disorder 0 0 0 0
Caused by physical illness 0 0 2 1.0
Other 0 0 0 0
Don’t know 1 0.5 0 0
  1. GAD generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder, OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder