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Table 3 The categories and subcategories of the data

From: Depression facilitators from the perspective of Iranian patients with major depressive disorder: a qualitative research

Categories Subcategories
1. Environmental factors a. Intensifying depression symptoms with sunset
b. Intensifying depression symptoms with seasonal variations
2. Attitudinal factors a. Negative attitudes of around people
b. Negative self-concept
3. Economic factors a. The impact of financial problems on depression
b. Unemployment causes depression
4. Situational factors a. Depression incidence followed by loss
b. Retirement crisis