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Table 1 Reasons for discontinuing treatment

From: Community mental health in India: A rethink

Rank Reason for discontinuing treatment Frequency of
response (%)
1 Distance from the referral center 92 (100%)
2 The cost of travelling to the referral center 80 (86.96%)
3 Loss of time and income of accompanying person 71 (77.17%)
4 The patient was "doing well" 23 (25%)
5 Patient continued being "ill" ever after being on treatment 19 (20.65%)