Received: 22 April 2022
Accepted: 6 September 2022
First Online: 10 September 2022
: Ethical approval was obtained from Makerere University, School of Health Sciences Research and Ethics Committee (MHREC 2020–13) and University of Liverpool Ethics Committee (H00065309) after which administrative clearance was obtained from Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital allowing the researcher to collect data from the hospital. Research permit was then obtained from Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommended avoidance of physical meeting of people, written informed consent could not be obtained. Audio recorded informed consent was therefore obtained at the beginning of the interview. Recorded interviews were kept on the researcher’s password protected computer and anonymization done during transcription. Audio recordings were destroyed after conclusion of data analysis to further enhance confidentiality and anonymization [CitationRef removed].
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.