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Table 2 Selected codes and themes that emerged while exploring the perceptions about pasung among key stakeholders in Bogor Regency, Indonesia 2017

From: Perceptions about pasung (physical restraint and confinement) of schizophrenia patients: a qualitative study among family members and other key stakeholders in Bogor Regency, West Java Province, Indonesia 2017

Selected code Theme
Violent behavior
Destructive behavior
Damage to garden/surroundings
Only alternate measure
It is ok to lock him up
Perceptions about pasung
 Necessary to protect patient and others from his/her own aggressive behaviors
 An acceptable pragmatic solution
Not available in rural areas
Not satisfied
No money for transport
Poor family
Can’t feed the patient
Mental health services
 Poor access
 Financial constraints
Reduced aggression is healing
Pasung is fine
Knowledge of schizophrenia
 Poor knowledge and prevailing misconceptions