Health-related internet habits and health anxiety in university students.

  title={Health-related internet habits and health anxiety in university students.},
  author={Karmpaul Singh and Richard J. Brown},
  journal={Anxiety, stress, and coping},
  volume={27 5},
Health-related Internet use has grown rapidly, yet little research has considered how health anxious individuals use the Internet for this purpose. Our aim was to examine the relationships between health anxiety and the extent of, reasons for, and consequences of health-related Internet usage in university students (n = 255). Responses on a purpose-made Internet use questionnaire were correlated with health anxiety scores; multiple regression analyses controlling for depression and anxiety were… CONTINUE READING