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Table 2 Overview of participant characteristics

From: Psychological interventions for managing postpartum psychosis: a qualitative analysis of women’s and family members’ experiences and preferences

Participant characteristic: Women with direct experiences of postpartum psychosis
IDAge rangeHighest level of educationWork statusRelationship statusChild-renTime since onsetTreatment providerMental health history
W125–34High schoolPart-timeRelationship11–3 yearsMBU, general psychiatric, home treatment, perinatal teamDepression, anxiety before and after PP
W235–44UniversityPart-timeRelationship212 years +MBU, general psychiatric, home treatmentDepression, anxiety after PP
W325–34UniversitySelf-employedRelationship20–6 months (Most recent)First managed at home, second MBU, home treatmentDepression after PP
W435–44UniversitySelf-employedRelationship26–12 monthsMBU (readmitted), perinatal teamDepression, anxiety before and after PP
W545–54UniversitySelf-employedRelationship212 years + (Most recent)General psychiatric for both, MBU secondNone (Bipolar diagnosis given but does not relate to this)
W635–44TrainingPart-timeRelationship23–6 yearsGeneral psychiatricNone
W735–44CollegeUn-employedRelationship21–3 yearsMBUBipolar disorder
W835–44UniversityPart-timeRelationship11–3 yearsMBU (readmitted), home treatment, perinatal teamPanic attacks before PP. Depression, anxiety after PP
W935–44Post-graduatePart-timeRelationship23–6 yearsA&E, no immediate follow up.None
W1045–54Post-graduateFull-timeSingle19–12 yearsNoneDepression, anxiety before PP. Bipolar after PP
W1125–34UniversityFull-timeRelationship13–6 yearsMBU, general psychiatric, home treatment.None
W1245–54CollegePart-timeSeparated112 years +General psychiatric. Later admitted to MBU.Bipolar after PP
W1335–44Post-graduatePart-timeRelationship16–9 yearsMBU, general psychiatric, community mental health team, IAPTDepression, anxiety after PP
Participant characteristic: Family members of people with direct experiences of postpartum psychosis
 AgeEducationEmploymentRelationship statusChild-renTime since onsetTreatmentRelationship
FM1465+UniversityRetiredRelationship21–3 yearsMBU (readmitted) home treatment, perinatal teamParent
FM1535–44CollegeFull-timeRelationship23–6 yearsA&E, no immediate follow upSibling
FM1665+High schoolRetiredRelationship412 years +MBU, general psychiatric, Intensive home treatmentParent
FM1735–44CollegeFull-timeRelationship41–3 yearsMBUPartner
FM1865+CollegeRetiredRelationshipNot stated12 years + (Most recent)General psychiatric for both, MBU secondParent
FM1965+High schoolRetiredRelationship36–9 yearsMBU, general psychiatricParent
FM2035–44CollegePart-timeRelationship11–3 yearsMBU (readmitted) home treatment, perinatal teamPartner
FM2135–44CollegeFull-timeRelationship11–3 yearsMBU, general psychiatricPartner