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Table 2 Main category, categories and subcategories identified from interviews with clients on the opioid maintenance treatment programme

From: Opioid dependency rehabilitation with the opioid maintenance treatment programme - a qualitative study from the clients’ perspective

Main category ‘A better life – if you follow the rules of the game’
Categories To get your life back The asymmetrical power balance OMT as demotivator A feeling of infringement
Sub-categories A feeling of freedom Lack of co-determination in OMT Unsatisfactory follow-up Stigma
To build trust Fear of punishment Suspicion never stops Not being believed
Improved quality of life Differences between OMT districts The negative focus