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Online Peer-to-Peer Support for Young People With Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review

Ali, Kathina; Farrer, Louise; Gulliver, Amelia; Griffiths, Kathleen


Adolescence and early adulthood are critical periods for the development of mental disorders. Online peer-to-peer communication is popular among young people and may improve mental health by providing social support. Previous systematic reviews have targeted Internet support groups for adults with mental health problems, including depression. However, there have been no systematic reviews examining the effectiveness of online peer-to-peer support in improving the mental health of adolescents...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: JMIR Mental Health
DOI: 10.2196/mental.4418


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