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2011-02-23 16:36:44

Millions of people dealing with health issues have found comfort sharing their stories online with others who experience similar ailments, but research on their clinical effectiveness is limited, and findings are mixed. Among people with mental illnesses, the results are sparser, even though research has shown that this group prefers online peer support groups over face-to-face support groups. To that end, Mark Salzer, chair of the Rehabilitation Department at Temple University, studied the...


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