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Social Media And Health: Implications For Primary Health Care Providers

Anderson, B and Speed, E (2010) Social Media And Health: Implications For Primary Health Care Providers. UNSPECIFIED. Centre for Research in Economic Sociology and Innovation (CRESI), University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

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Abstract

This report is the second deliverable of the ?Digital Inclusion and Social Knowledge Media for Health: Frameworks and Roadmaps? project. The first discussed the concept of social and digital exclusion whilst this report focuses on the emerging phenomenon of social media. The report outlines current knowledge on the users and usages of social media for health and goes on to discuss social media in the context of a continuing focus (ref. D1.1) on the areas of mental health, smoking cessation and teenage lifestyles. The report concludes with an outline of an approach to a ?social media strategy? and with suggestions for directions for future research.

Item Type: Monograph (UNSPECIFIED)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Health and Social Care, School of
Depositing User: Ben Anderson
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2012 08:21
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 18:09
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3453

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