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Table 1 Eligibility criteria for the participants

From: Identification of research priorities for suicide prevention in Nepal: a Delphi study

Participant group Eligibility to be a participant
Academic researchers Lead author or co-author in at least one article related to suicide and suicide prevention in Nepal published after 2010, living in Nepal or outside Nepal
Practice based experts (psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses or psychologists) At least 6 months experience in field relevant to suicide prevention in Nepal and are currently living in Nepal
Patient experts (Survivors of suicide attempts, their care givers or family members) People living in Nepal who had attempted suicide, at least 6 months previously, were under follow up by the psychiatric department of Kathmandu Medical College and were considered clinically stable, or, their care givers or family members
Advocates At least 6 months experience in working in non-governmental or governmental organization for suicide prevention in Nepal and are currently living in Nepal