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The internet and mental health literacy

Christensen, Helen; Griffiths, Kathleen

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Objective. This paper describes the informational and treatment opportunities offered by the Worldwide Web (WWW) and comments on the advantages, disadvantages and potential dangers of its role in mental health and mental health research. Method. Two perspectives are taken: (i) the impact of the Web from the point of view of the clinician (the practitioner view) and (ii) the impact of the Web on the public's knowledge of mental health (mental health literacy; the community or public health...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91266
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1614.2000.00830.x

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