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Systematic Review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and Depression (1): Do ISGs Reduce Depressive Symptoms?

Griffiths, Kathleen; Calear (previously Neil), Alison; Banfield, Michelle

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BACKGROUND: Internet support groups (ISGs) enable individuals with specific health problems to readily communicate online. Peer support has been postulated to improve mental health, including depression, through the provision of social support. Given the

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49447
Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research
DOI: 10.2196/jmir.1270

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