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Table 1 Factors promoting improvement: themes and main categories

From: How do adolescents with depression experience improvement in psychodynamic psychotherapy? A qualitative study

Themes Main categories
Exploring oneself Autonomy and acknowledgment
Openness
Insight and acceptance of oneself
Therapist relation and characteristics Confidence, trust and support
Trustworthy and experienced
Focusing on everyday life Learning
Practical orientation
Time factors Duration and frequency