Table 1

Details of the participants

GenderMarital statusEducation
Living withMental illness diagnosisNumber of attemptsNumber of hospital admissionsThemes identified
(from tables 2 and 3)
1.23MUnmarriedGraduateParents and siblingNo diagnosis21Ia, Ie, If, IIa, IIb, IIe, IIIa, IVa, IVc, IVd, Vb
2.17MUnmarriedSchool grade 10 dropoutParentsCluster B personality traits, conduct disorder11Ia, Ic, Id, If, IIa, IIb, IIf, IIIb, IVa, IVe, Vb
CG: Ib, Ic, IIc, IId, IIe, IIg, IIIb, IVa, IVb, IVc
3.17FUnmarriedIn schoolParentsPremenstrual dysphoric disorder10Id, IIe, IIIa, IIIb, IVd, Vc
CG: Id, IIb, IIe, IIIc, IVb
4.15FUnmarriedIn schoolIn residential accommodationOppositional defiant disorder, major depressive disorder10Ia, Ic, Id, IIe, Va
CG: Ia, Ib, IIa, IIc, IIg, IIIa, IIIc, IVd
5.16FUnmarriedSchool grade 9 dropoutParents and siblingsCluster B personality traits, learning disability11Ia, Id, IId, IIe, IIIa, IVa, IVe, Va
CG: Ia, IId, IIg, IIIb, IVb, IVd
6.19FUnmarriedSchool grade 11 dropoutParents and siblingsConversion disorder, generalised anxiety disorder41Ia, Id, IIa, IIc, IIb, IId, IIe, IIIa, IVa, IVb, IVc, IVe, IVf, IVg, Va, Vb, Vc, Vd
Works as peon
Disabled father, mother and wifeCluster B personality traits21Id, Ie, If, IIa, IIe, IIg, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, IVb, Vb, Vc, Vd
FatherObsessive compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder20Ie, If, IIe, IIg, IIIa, IVb, IVc, IVd, Vb, Vc, Ve,
9.18FUnmarriedIn collegeParents, siblingNo diagnosis11Id, IId, IIe, IVa, IVd, IVg, IVe
estranged from husband
School grade 8 drop-out
Works as personal caretaker
MotherMajor depressive disorder, post-traumatic disorder21Ia, Ii, IIb, IId, IIf, IVa, IVd
11.20FEngagedFinished grade 12ParentsNo diagnosis11Ia, Ib, Id, IIc, IIe, IIg, IIIb, IVa, IVe, IVf
12.22FUnmarriedStudying in collegeParentsAlcohol dependence, post-traumatic stress disorder53Ia, Id, Ig, IIb, IId, IIe, IIIb, IIIb, IVa, IVb, IVd, IVe, Vb, Vf
13.22MUnmarriedShopkeeperRoommateAlcohol dependence, cluster B personality traits31Ia, Id, Ie, IIb, IIIb, IVa, IVc, Vf
14.20FDivorcedGrade 9 dropoutBrother and sister-in-lawNo diagnosis11Ia, Ib, Id, Ig, Ih, IIb, IId, IIe, IIg, IIIb, IVa, IVe
15.22FUnmarriedGraduate, enrolled in a computer courseParentsRecurrent depressive disorder, social phobia21Ib, Ie, Ig, Ii, IIa, IIb, IIe, IIf, IIIb, IVa
  • CG, themes from caregivers' interviews; F, female; M, male.