Experiences of Donating Personal Data to Mental Health Research: An Explorative Anthropological Study

  title={Experiences of Donating Personal Data to Mental Health Research: An Explorative Anthropological Study},
  author={Joanna Sleigh},
  journal={Biomedical Informatics Insights},
  • J. Sleigh
  • Published 27 June 2018
  • Psychology
  • Biomedical Informatics Insights
Technological developments, such as the advent of social networking sites, apps, and tracking ‘cookies’, enable the generation and collection of unprecedented quantities of rich personal and behavioural data, opening up a vast new resource for mental health research. Despite these non-traditional health-related data already forming a vital foundation of many new research avenues, little analysis has been done focusing on the experiences, motivations, and concerns of the individuals already… 
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