Sharing and empathy in digital spaces: qualitative study of online health forums for breast cancer and motor neuron disease. (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

Hargreaves, S. orcid.org/0000-0002-5015-0037, Bath, P. orcid.org/0000-0002-6310-7396, Duffin, S. orcid.org/0000-0002-1079-5172 et al. (1 more author) (2018) Sharing and empathy in digital spaces: qualitative study of online health forums for breast cancer and motor neuron disease. (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). JMIR, 20 (6). e222. ISSN 1439-4456

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © Sarah Hargreaves, Peter A Bath, Suzanne Duffin, Julie Ellis. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (http://www.jmir.org), 14.06.2018. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, is properly cited. The complete bibliographic information, a link to the original publication on http://www.jmir.org/, as well as this copyright and license information must be included.
Keywords: online health forum; sharing; breast cancer; motor neuron disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; empathy
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  • Accepted: 9 May 2018
  • Published: 14 June 2018
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Information School (Sheffield)
The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Sociological Studies (Sheffield)
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ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCILES/M00354X/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 15:15
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2018 04:34
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.9709
Status: Published
Publisher: JMIR Publications
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.9709
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