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How Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions Use the Internet to Access Mental Health Information and Support
Social Work Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • L. Kris Gowen, Portland State University
  • Matthew Deschaine, Portland State University
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
7-27-2010
Subjects
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Internet use,
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Social networks,
  • Technology and youth,
  • Internet and youth,
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Services for
Disciplines
Abstract
Presentation that probes how young adults with significant mental health challenges use the internet, specifically as it relates to finding information and "self-diagnosis." The authors explore how youth with mental health challenges use the internet, and share the results of three Oregon focus groups. Also discussed is how online sources are evaluated, and barriers facing seekers of health information online.
Description

Webinar presented online July 27th, 2010, to a national audience. See http://www.pathwaysrtc.pdx.edu/ for this and related materials.

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/15853
Citation Information
Gowen, L.K., & Deschaine, M. "How Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions Use the Internet to Access Mental Health Information and Support." (2010)