Ethics in health promoting PD: designing digital peer support with children cured from cancer

@inproceedings{Lindberg2014EthicsIH,
  title={Ethics in health promoting PD: designing digital peer support with children cured from cancer},
  author={Susanne Lindberg and Michel Thomsen and Maria {\AA}kesson},
  booktitle={PDC},
  year={2014}
}
Innovative design targets new user groups and application areas. One example is health promoting digital services. In such design contexts it is essential to take social and ethical challenges into consideration. In this paper we report from an on-going design research project aimed at designing digital peer support (DPS) for children cured from cancer. Peer support can meet the children's imperative need for social support. However, the design context is sensitive and gives rise to ethical… CONTINUE READING