Changes in online health usage over the last 5 years

Sillence, Elizabeth, Briggs, Pamela, Harris, Peter and Fishwick, Lesley (2006) Changes in online health usage over the last 5 years. In: CHI '06, 22nd - 27th April 2006, Montreal, Canada.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1125451.1125698

Abstract

This paper describes changes in the use of e-health services over a 5-year period. It compares findings from two large-scale questionnaire studies undertaken in 2000 and 2005. Key changes in usage and trust practices are noted with patients "acting as scientists" using web sites to test out theories regarding their health. Future analyses regarding trust and identity markers are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: health, identity, longitudinal study, online advice, trust
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2014 09:36
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:49
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/18332

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