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Presentation
Social Support for Weight Loss: Online Friends Versus Real Friends
UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat
  • Sherry L. Pagoto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Start Date
8-5-2013 10:30 AM
End Date
8-5-2013 12:00 PM
Description
This presentation highlights a project which compares the social support and influence experienced by people who use online social networks to the support and influence they experience from in-person friends and family. This presentation was part of the retreat mini-symposium entitled: Smartphones, Sensors, and Social Networks: The New Tools of Health Behavior Change.
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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Citation Information
Sherry L. Pagoto. "Social Support for Weight Loss: Online Friends Versus Real Friends" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sherry_pagoto/75/