Corpus ID: 1578178

Mental Health Discourse on reddit: Self-Disclosure, Social Support, and Anonymity

@inproceedings{Choudhury2014MentalHD,
  title={Mental Health Discourse on reddit: Self-Disclosure, Social Support, and Anonymity},
  author={M. D. Choudhury and Sushovan De},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2014}
}
Social media is continually emerging as a platform of information exchange around health challenges. [...] Key Result Our findings reveal, for the first time, the kind of unique information needs that a social media like reddit might be fulfilling when it comes to a stigmatic illness. They also expand our understanding of the role of the social web in behavioral therapy.Expand
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