Tuesday September 19th 2017

Sources of Information and Behavioral Patterns in Online Health Forums: Qualitative Study

Conclusions: The bulk of the observed contributions were not based on scientific results, but on various social media sources. These sources seem to contain mostly opinions and personal experience. A small group of people with distinct behavioral patterns played a core role in fuelling the discussion about CCSVI. (Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research)

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Sources of Information and Behavioral Patterns in Online Health Forums: Qualitative Study

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