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Table 1 Participants characteristics (n = 17)

From: The development of mental health services within primary care in India: learning from oral history

Roles Numbers* Details
Clinical psychiatrists 14 • Six retired
• Eight implemented mental health programmes
• Nine advisors/decision makers (state or central government)
• Three work within NGOs
• One private psychiatrist
• Four now work abroad
Bureaucrats 7 • Five bureaucrats within the Indian Government
• Two international-level bureaucrats
Programme implementers 9 • Six NGO programme founders or coordinators, of whom one user-survivor
• Four government programme implementers
Academics 8 • All did research in India
• One lawyer, seven psychiatrists
  1. *most participants had two or three different roles so numbers do not add up.