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Table 2 Prioritized research questions for decision-making on sectoral and intersectoral public policies related to mental health, with the highest scores

From: Priority setting for mental health research in Chile

Question Source Category Score
What are the determining factors of the variability of the performance of human resources in primary health care in the detection and management of people with mental disorders? Key informant Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 83.3
What are the determining factors of the variability of the comprehensive mental health care program, between primary care centers? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 83.3
What are the determining factors of the unchanging and unequal geographic distribution of specialized mental health human resources? Users Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 75.0
What is the effective coverage of interventions to manage mental disorders in affected individuals? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 70.0
What is the variability of the performance of the psychologists in the comprehensive mental health care program in primary care? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 70.0
What is the prevalence of mental disorders in minority populations (ethnic, immigrants, homeless)? NHS Natural History of Disease/Epidemiology/Risk Factors/Social Determinants 70.0
What are the determining factors of the performance of the mental health services of the different levels of care? Key informant Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 66.7
What is the effectiveness of the community model of mental health care, compared to the traditional care model in the general population? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 66.7
What are the determining factors of the performance of the community model in different mental health care facilities? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 66.7
What are the determining factors of compliance to the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) of schizophrenia, depression, and harmful alcohol and drug use? NHS Evaluation of System and/or Health Program 66.7
What is the cost-effectiveness ratio of the psychosocial activities in municipal, educational, and work settings in the general population? Key informant Evaluation of Interventions 66.7
What is the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of evidence-based interventions to prevent adolescent suicide? Online consultation Evaluation of Interventions 66.7
What are the transgenerational factors associated with intrafamilial child sexual abuse? Directors of Clinical Services Natural History of Disease/Epidemiology/Risk Factors/Social Determinants 66.7