Table 3

Interviews with service providers
Coded themes/Sub-themes Number of interviews in  Coded themes/Sub-themes Number of interviews in
which coded themes and which coded themes and
subthemes occur/total N subthemes occur/ total N
(N = 5) (N = 5)
Goals of practice Potential benefits
  Treatment choice 4   Improved care 4
  Treatment 2   Reduced stigma 3
  Diagnosis 3   Increased family support 1
  Compliance 1   Improved self-attitude 1
Challenges Risks to patients
  Lack of creativity 1   False hope for treatment 2
  Professional censure 1   Cost 1
  Lack of clinician-researchers 1   Misuse of technology 2
  Limited clinical knowledge 1   Patient self-understanding 1
  Symptom-based diagnosis 2 Future of neuroimaging
  Distrust of the Academy 1   Clinical trials needed 1
  Limited training 1   Clinical trials not needed 1
  Lack of clinical interest 1   Controlled studies 1
  Insurance 1   Standardized imaging protocols 1
Rationale for clinical use
  Demand from other clinicians 1
  Scientific promise 1

Anderson et al.

Anderson et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:208   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-208

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