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Table 1 Results of structural analysis identifying sub themes and themes related to main theme

From: A qualitative study of the learning processes in young physicians treating suicidal patients: from insecurity to personal pattern knowledge and self-confidence

Main theme: Being in a transitional learning process
Themes Sub themes
1. Preparing for practice Getting tools and training skills
  Becoming aware of one's own attitudes
2. Gaining experience from treating patients Treating and following up patients over time
  Storing memories and recognizing similarities and differences in patients
3. Participating in the professional community Being an apprentice
  Relating clinical stories and receiving feedback
  Sharing emotions from clinical experiences
  Receiving support from peers
4. Developing personal competence Having an unarticulated awareness
  Having emotional knowledge
  Achieving self-confidence