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Table 2 Overview of the inductive analysis process

From: Perceptions of national guidelines and their (non) implementation in mental healthcare: a deductive and inductive content analysis

Quotations Sub-categories Generic categories Main category
‘…we have had a lot of discussions of the method itself, and where did they [NBHW] come up with this, and what is the evidence that this particular method has any effect?’ (127) A bone of contention A running battle  
‘Yes, I think it was very clear that different perspectives existed and that things can be viewed from different perspectives. I always get that perception that the country council work in one way and the municipality work in a complete different way. It is like two different worlds are meeting.’ (129) A world apart  
‘…I think one is stuck in very old experience and routine that feels safe for them. Letting go and learning something new is not always that easy.’ (138) Ingrained in the walls Better safe than sorry Sitting on the fence
‘…but when we sat in the workgroup I thought that…because everything is so very evidence-based today, it is supposed to be so much evidence, and I have been working in psychiatry for a while and seen the pendulum swing from the right to the left and so on, from different trendy…trends that have come and gone.’ (135) The resistance  
‘I am sure it is our responsibility to roll it out in some way, but how that will work in practice and which ones who would be receptive for the information and understand it, and how to make it understandable when one self has quite a lot of difficulties to get a grip of it…that is the question.’ (113) Passing the buck A fragmented approach  
‘Okay, what should we take away if we decide to squeeze this in; what should we take away when we already have a full organisation?’ (121) Mixed messages   
  1. Numbers in parentheses refer to the informant.