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Table 2 Themes and Sub-themes

From: A qualitative analysis of suicidal psychiatric inpatients views and expectations of psychological therapy to counter suicidal thoughts, acts and deaths

Theme 1: A Therapy that ‘works’ Theme 2: Concerns about inpatient suicide -focused therapy
Past experiences shaped expectations A secure therapeutic relationship
Suicidality-specific goals Potential for harm
Mechanisms: how suicide-focussed therapy works Ending therapy