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Health and illness in a connected world: how might sharing experiences on the internet affect people's health?

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CONTEXT: The use of the Internet for peer-to-peer connection has been one of its most dramatic and transformational features. Yet this is a new field with no agreement on a theoretical and methodological basis. The scientific base underpinning this activity needs strengthening, especially given the explosion of web resources that feature experiences posted by patients themselves. This review informs a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) (UK) research program on the impact of online ...

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Journal:
The Milbank quarterly
Volume:
90
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-249
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1468-0009
ISSN:
0887-378X
URN:
uuid:3c5797d3-1068-4624-b377-129dfbb65667
Source identifiers:
339877
Local pid:
pubs:339877

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