How Patients With Schizophrenia Use the Internet: Qualitative Study

  title={How Patients With Schizophrenia Use the Internet: Qualitative Study},
  author={Tim Klose and George Szmukler and Keith L Lloyd and Marita Hannele Koivunen and Beate Schrank and Ingrid Sibitz and Annemarie Unger and Michaela Amering},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
BACKGROUND The Internet is an important source of health information for people with psychiatric conditions. Little is known about the way patients with schizophrenia use the Internet when it comes to issues related to their illness. Data on their specific needs, difficulties, and the consequences related to Internet use are lacking. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate the nature and subjective consequences of health-related Internet use among patients with schizophrenia. METHODS In… CONTINUE READING
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