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Online social support for obese adults: Exploring the role of forum activity

International journal of medical informatics | 30 Mar 2017

D Reifegerste, K Wasgien and LM Hagen
Abstract
Worldwide, the number of obese persons continues to grow. Online-mediated self-help groups represent an opportunity for obese persons to support each other. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether and how the use of and active participation in online self-help groups is associated with perceived informational and emotional support among obese adults.
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Grammatical person, Self-help, Obesity, Self-help groups for mental health
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