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Neither the internist nor the Internet: Use of and trust in health information sources by people with schizophrenia

Maguire, Paul; Reay, Rebecca; Looi, Jeffrey; Cubis, Jeffrey; Byrne, Gerard J.; Raphael, Beverley

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Objective: The aim of this study was to explore health information sources accessed by people with schizophrenia and the level of trust invested in them. Method: A cross-sectional survey was performed comparing the responses of 71 adults with schizophrenia (recruited from both community and inpatient settings) with 238 general practice attendees on their use of television, radio, the Internet, newspapers, magazines, family and friends, and doctor to obtain information on health matters, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69145
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.3109/00048674.2011.570308

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