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Table 2 Summary of research topics and corresponding subthemes at level 2

From: Lost in transition? Perceptions of health care among young people with mental health problems in Germany: a qualitative study

Research questions Subthemes (level 2)
Perception and evaluation of care Absolute dependency on the system
Cognitive dissonance (ideal of care vs. reality)
Concept of mental illness
Health care needs Expectations of care
Need of closeness
Maturity and the right to have a voice
Influencing factors of health behaviour Stigma
Objectification of patients through care providers
Strategies for coping with burden