Table 4

Key themes, subthemes and perceived impact of subthemes

Main themesSubthemesPerceived subthemes
1. Clarity of thoughtReduced intrusive thoughts
Relief from slowed thoughts
Reaching new understandings
Getting a break
2. Focus and concentrationAble to make decisions
Motivation and energy
Choosing not to act on SI
Able to let go
Seeing other options
3. Ability to functionActivities of daily living
Doing normal stuff
Improved connection with others
  • SI, suicidal ideation.