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Table 1 Differences between the original protocol and pilot study

From: Integrating mental health into primary care for post-conflict populations: a pilot study

Component Protocol Pilot study
Design Pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) and a qualitative study No RCT, qualitative study conducted
Participants n = 86 PCPs (43 intervention, 43 control); patients also included for RCT n = 12 PCPs for the training and the qualitative study
Inclusion criteria for participants Fully registered with the Sri Lanka Medical Council, providing service mainly to IDPs through government or private clinics Fully registered with the Sri Lanka Medical Council, providing service mainly to IDPs through government or private clinics
Measurements PHQ, CSRI from patients None as no patients were recruited
Duration of training 5 days, 8 h/day 3 days, 8 h/day
Training personnel mhGAP-trained trainer (PI), local psychiatrists mhGAP-trained trainer, local psychiatrist
Training modules Depression, medically unexplained symptoms, suicide and alcohol/drug abuse Depression, stress-related disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, suicide and alcohol/drug abuse
Monitoring and Evaluation 3 months prior to training, 3 months after training, 6 months after training No monitoring pre or post-training