Empowering processes in online support groups among people living with HIV/AIDS: A comparative analysis of 'lurkers' and 'posters'

@article{Mo2010EmpoweringPI,
  title={Empowering processes in online support groups among people living with HIV/AIDS: A comparative analysis of 'lurkers' and 'posters'},
  author={Phoenix K. H. Mo and Neil S. Coulson},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={1183-1193}
}
The proliferation of online support groups provides an opportunity for individuals living with HIV/AIDS to obtain support online. The present study aimed to explore how different levels of participation in online support groups are associated with empowering processes and outcomes for individuals living with HIV/ AIDS. A total of 340 individuals living with HIV/AIDS were recruited. They completed an online questionnaire consisting of measures on satisfaction with online support groups… CONTINUE READING

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