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Shining a light: Active participation in a mental health Internet support group

Carron-Arthur, Bradley John

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Internet Support Groups (ISGs) are a valued and popular source of health information and support among consumers and carers. Although ISGs are premised upon mutual help, it has been observed that only a small minority of users, of the order of 1%, are responsible for the majority of activity. Despite their potential importance to the outcomes and sustainability of online groups, little is known about the characteristics of these participants or the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/144609

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