Treatment recommendations and compliance as reported by participants.
|Categories of treatment suggested ()||Recommendations for postdischarge therapy followup||Patients’ compliance with treatment recommendations ()||Time between discharge and first appointment with therapist ()|
|Inpatient 5-day/5-night programme: offered to 12, accepted by 10 (36%)||Patient to contact C-L psychiatrist if needed: 46% ()||Made appointment with psychiatrist/therapist: 81% of women for whom any followup was recommended||1 month or less: 47%|
|Postdischarge therapy followup (refer to next column)||Postdischarge appointment with psychiatrist arranged by hospital: 7% ()||Did not make appointment: 19% of women for whom any followup was recommended||1-2 months: 24%|
|Psychotropic medication (refer to Table 3)||Patient instructed to follow up with preadmission mental health provider: 14% ()||More than 4 months: 18%|
|Postdischarge therapy strongly urged: 7% ()|
|No treatment recommendations made: 25% ()||No answer: 12%|