Table 1.

Patients with documented information on their wish to receive copies of correspondence according to primary diagnosis

Primary diagnosis Total n Form completed n (%) Want copies n (%)
Psychosis 111 48 (43) 37 (79)
Personality disorder 43 26 (60) 24 (92)
Alcohol or drug abuse/ 21 12 (57) 8 (73)
addiction
Obsessive—compulsive 17 7 (41) 4 (57)
disorder
Eating disorder 8 4 (50) 3 (75)
Medically unexplained 7 1 (14) 0
physical symptoms/chronic
fatigue syndrome
Anxiety and/or depression 194 83 (43) 72 (88)
Adjustment reaction/ 12 8 (67) 7 (88)
bereavement
Learning disability 4 1 (25) 0
No diagnosis 5 4 (80) 4 (100)
Total 422 194 (46) 159 (82)