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Recruiting for health, medical or psychosocial research using Facebook: systematic review

Thornton, Louise; Batterham, Philip; Fassnacht, Daniel B.; Kay-Lambkin, Frances; Calear, Alison L.; Hunt, Sally


Recruiting participants is a challenge for many health, medical and psychosocial research projects. One tool more frequently being used to improve recruitment is the social networking website Facebook. A systematic review was conducted to identify studies that have used Facebook to recruit participants of all ages, to any psychosocial, health or medical research. 110 unique studies that used Facebook as a recruitment source were included in the review. The majority of studies used a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Internet Interventions
DOI: 10.1016/j.invent.2016.02.001
Access Rights: Open Access


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