Using Self Determination Theory to Design to Support Young Peoples Online Help-Seeking

  title={Using Self Determination Theory to Design to Support Young Peoples Online Help-Seeking},
  author={Claudette Pretorius and David Coyle},
The application of Self-Determination Theory to understand online help-seeking and the design of online help-seeking technologies presents an interesting avenue for investigation. Improving motivation to engage in the help-seeking process could be achieved using the Basic Psychological Needs Theory as a structure to guide the design of online help-seeking technologies and online mental health resources. Positive online help-seeking experiences have an important role to play in sustained help… 



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