Motivations and Limitations Associated with Vaping among People with Mental Illness: A Qualitative Analysis of Reddit Discussions

@inproceedings{Sharma2016MotivationsAL,
  title={Motivations and Limitations Associated with Vaping among People with Mental Illness: A Qualitative Analysis of Reddit Discussions},
  author={Ratika Sharma and Britta Wigginton and Carla Meurk and Pauline J Ford and Coral E Gartner},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2016}
}
  • Ratika Sharma, Britta Wigginton, +2 authors Coral E Gartner
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    International journal of…
    2016
  • Medicine
  • This study aims to understand the nature and significance of online lay discussions about e-cigarettes and mental illness. We systematically searched the website Reddit.com using keywords related to e-cigarettes and mental illness. We coded relevant posts into themes under the framework of motivations for and limitations of vaping for people with mental illness. The thematic analysis included 3263 comments from 133 discussion threads. Six themes were classified as motivations to vape for people… CONTINUE READING

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