|Categorization of the analyzed components – examples of patients’ statements in the KILEN consumer reports1|
|Meaning unit||Condensed meaning unit||Main-category||Sub-category|
|“Difficulties concentrating at work, having suicidal thoughts.”||Patient experienced suicidal thoughts.||Experiences of drug treatment||Severe psychiatric adverse reactions|
|“And when the death wish comes, I become so afraid that I start again.”||Patient experienced feelings of wanting to die when trying to end medication.||Discontinuation symptoms|
|“When I first started taking it I received NO [sic!] warnings of adverse drug reactions.”||Patient received no warnings of side effects from the doctor.||Lack of communication|
|“Decided that after three years of ‘chemical terror’ to discontinue, WITHOUT [sic!] doctor’s approval.”||Patients decided to end drug treatment without telling the doctor.||Trust and distrust|
1 Categorization according to Graneheim & Lundman (2004).
Vilhelmsson et al.
Vilhelmsson et al. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2012 13:19 doi:10.1186/2050-6511-13-19