Shu-Chen Chang

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Online chatting is an important component of improving interpersonal relationships online, but it may reduce participants' communication time with family members. We conducted a study of the relationship between participants' intent to engage in online chatting and three dimensions of loneliness: social, familial, and romantic. This study was designed to(More)
This qualitative study was designed to identify patients' experiences and perceptions related to living with late-stage chronic kidney disease. Interviews were held for 15 patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease from two medical centers in Taiwan. Five themes were identified using content analysis: experiencing moderate to severe symptoms and signs;(More)
This study examined encouraged and inhibited social feedback behaviors based on the theories of the buffering effect and the bystander effect. A system program was used to collect personal data and social feedback from a Facebook data set to test the research model. The results revealed that the buffering effect induced a positive relationship between(More)
This paper studies the rise and growth of the first P2P lending platform in China. Over the past few years, Chinese P2P lending platforms have risen and changed the way of how Chinese people get loans. We analyzed the mechanisms CreditEase adopted to overcome the challenges from a lack of nationwide social credit system and trust in China. Our research(More)
BACKGROUND Current tuberculosis (TB) reporting protocols are insufficient to achieve the goals established by the Stop TB partnership. Some countries have recommended implementation of active case finding program. We assessed the effect of Cough Officer Screening (an active screening system) on the rate of TB detection and health care system delays over the(More)
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