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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Optimising the acceptability and feasibility of novel complex interventions: an iterative, person-based approach to developing the UK Morita therapy outpatient protocol

Characteristics Potential patients (n = 10) Therapists (stage 1) (n = 4) Therapists (stage 3) (n = 5)
  n % n % n %
Sex
 Male 2 20 2 50 2 40
 Female 8 80 2 50 3 60
Age (in years)
 18–30 2 20 0 0 0 0
 30–50 4 40 2 50 3 60
 50–70 4 40 2 50 2 40
Nationality
 British 10 100 4 100 5 100
Highest level of education
 < A-levels 1 10 0 0 0 0
 A-levels 2 20 0 0 0 0
 University degree 5 50 1 25 1 20
 Post-graduate diploma 0   1 25 2 40
 Post-graduate degree 1 10 1 25 1 20
 Doctoral degree 1 10 1 25 1 20
Mental health problem
 Depression 10 100 N/A N/A
 Anxiety 8 80 N/A N/A
Previous therapy experience
 None 4 40 N/A N/A
 Cognitive behavioural therapy 4 40 N/A N/A
 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy 3 30 N/A N/A
 Behavioural activation 1 10 N/A N/A
 Interpersonal psychotherapy 1 10 N/A N/A
Area(s) of clinical training
 Cognitive behavioural therapy N/A   4 100 5 100
 Behavioural activation N/A   4 100 4 80
 Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing N/A   1 25 2 40
 Interpersonal psychotherapy N/A   1 25 1 20
 Dialectical behaviour therapy N/A   1 25 1 20
  1. N/A not applicable