Quality of information sources about mental disorders: a comparison of Wikipedia with centrally controlled web and printed sources

@article{Reavley2011QualityOI,
  title={Quality of information sources about mental disorders: a comparison of Wikipedia with centrally controlled web and printed sources},
  author={Nicola Jane Reavley and Andrew J Mackinnon and Amy J. Morgan and Mario Alvarez-Jimenez and Sarah Elisabeth Hetrick and E{\'o}in Killackey and Beverly Nelson and Rosemary Purcell and Marie Bee Hui Yap and Anthony F Jorm},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={1753 - 1762}
}
Background Although mental health information on the internet is often of poor quality, relatively little is known about the quality of websites, such as Wikipedia, that involve participatory information sharing. The aim of this paper was to explore the quality of user-contributed mental health-related information on Wikipedia and compare this with centrally controlled information sources. Method Content on 10 mental health-related topics was extracted from 14 frequently accessed websites… Expand
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