Identity Management and Mental Health Discourse in Social Media

Abstract

Social media is increasingly being adopted in health discourse. We examine the role played by identity in supporting discourse on socially stigmatized conditions. Specifically, we focus on mental health communities on reddit. We investigate the characteristics of mental health discourse manifested through reddit's characteristic 'throwaway' accounts, which… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2740908.2743049

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