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Table 1 The analysis process

From: Understanding recovery in the context of lived experience of personality disorders: a collaborative, qualitative research study

Stage in the analysis process Team involvement
1. Preliminary coding of a sample section of different parts of different interviews All researchers
2. Meeting to generate a set of themes to analyse complete interviews All researchers
3. Thematic analysis of the complete set of interviews Clinical and service user researchers
4. Producing interpretive documents for each theme from individual researchers’ perspectives Clinical and service user researchers
5. Producing joint interpretive documents for each theme All researchers
6. Writing up research findings; analytical commentary and quotes from the interviews All researchers