How Health Care Professionals Use Social Media to Create Virtual Communities: An Integrative Review | June 2016

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2016/6/e166/

The Effectiveness of an Internet Support Forum for Carers of People with Dementia: A Pre-Post Cohort Study | February 2014

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2014/2/e68/

How Online Health Groups Help You Lose Weight: The Role of Group Composition and Social Contact | July 2022

Articles

Digital Health

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/20552076221112838

Mapping the Hyperlink Structure of Diabetes Online Communities (MEDINFO 2019: Health and Wellbeing e-Networks for All) (Meetings-Events) | August 2019

Publications (Chapters)

IOS Press

https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190265

Online Learning Communities and Mental Health Literacy for Preschool Teachers: The Moderating Role of Enthusiasm for Engagement | November 2019

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/22/4448

Understanding Communication in an Online Cancer Forum: Content Analysis Study | September 2021

Articles

JMIR Cancer

https://cancer.jmir.org/2021/3/e29555/

“Any Reason Is Valid:” How an Unexpected Abortion Disclosure Is Received by an Online Community | July 2020

Articles

Social Work in Public Health

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19371918.2022.2096736

Survivors Online: A Netnographic Analysis of the Emerging Role Played by the Internet as a Source of Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence | April 2013

Theses-Dissertations

University of East London

http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1866

Experiences of Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Use of Reliever Inhalers in Patients with Asthma and Concurrent Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction or Breathing Pattern Disorder: Qualitative Analysis of a UK Asthma Online Community | August 2023

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2023/1/e44453/

Peer and Professional Online Support for Parents (The Psychology of Social Networking Vol.1: Personal Experience in Online Communities) | August 2016

Publications (Chapters)

De Gruyter Open

https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110473780-004

Identifying Temporal Changes and Topics that Promote Growth within Online Communities: A Prospective Study of Six Online Cancer Forums | April 2011

Articles (Manuscripts-Versions)

PubMed Central>International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183581/

A Moderated e-Forum for Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: Usability Study | May 2018

Articles

JMIR Human Factors

http://humanfactors.jmir.org/2018/2/e20/

Online Peer to Peer Support: Qualitative Analysis of UK and US Open Mental Health Facebook Groups | December 2020

Articles

Digital Health

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2055207620979209

Development and Feasibility of Inlife: A Pilot Study of an Online Social Support Intervention for Informal Caregivers of People with Dementia | September 2017

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0183386

Multimodal Computer-Mediated Communication and Social Support among Older Chinese Internet Users | April 2008

Articles

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1083-6101.2008.00417.x

Cancer Patient Perspectives on Survivorship Goals from the Smart Patients Online Community | September 2020

Articles (Manuscripts-Versions)

PubMed Central>Supportive Care in Cancer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8191477/

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Online Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Support Community Members: Survey Study | February 2021

Articles

JMIR Mental Health

https://mental.jmir.org/2021/2/e26715/

Overcoming Addictions, a Web-Based Application, and SMART Recovery, an Online and In-Person Mutual Help Group for Problem Drinkers, Part 1: Three-Month Outcomes of a Randomized Controlled Trial | July 2013

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2013/7/e134/

AI-Assisted Analysis of Content, Structure, and Sentiment in MOOC Discussion Forums | September 2023

Articles

Frontiers in Education

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feduc.2023.1250846/full

Exploring the Therapeutic Affordances of Self-Harm Online Support Communities: An Online Survey of Members | October 2017

Articles

JMIR Mental Health

http://mental.jmir.org/2017/4/e44/

Online Support Community for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with Cancer: User Statistics, Evaluation, and Content Analysis | December 2018

Articles

Patient Preference and Adherence

https://www.dovepress.com/online-support-community-for-adolescents-and-young-adults-ayas-with-ca-peer-reviewed-article-PPA

How Breast Cancer Patients Want to Search for and Retrieve Information from Stories of Other Patients on the Internet: An Online Randomized Controlled Experiment | March 2010

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2010/1/e7/

Mutual Support and Recovery in the Russian Alcoholics Anonymous Online Community | May 2016

Articles

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1515/nsad-2016-0013

The Use of Online Communities for Mental Health Disorders: A Qualitative Case Study | January 2014

Theses-Dissertations

University of Ottawa

http://hdl.handle.net/10393/30370

The Role of an Online Community for People with a Rare Disease: Content Analysis of Messages Posted on a Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Mailinglist | March 2005

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2005/1/e10/

The Effects of Expression: How Providing Emotional Support Online Improves Cancer Patients’ Coping Strategies | December 2013

Articles

JNCI Monographs

https://doi.org/10.1093/jncimonographs/lgt033

Exploring Behavior of People with Suicidal Ideation in a Chinese Online Suicidal Community | December 2018

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/1/54

Social Support in an Internet Weight Loss Community | November 2009

Articles (Manuscripts-Versions)

PubMed Central>International Journal of Medical Informatics

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3060773/

Effect of Internet Peer-Support Groups on Psychosocial Adjustment to Cancer: A Randomised Study | April 2010

Articles

British Journal of Cancer

https://www.nature.com/articles/6605646

Exploring the Characteristics and Preferences for Online Support Groups: Mixed Method Study | December 2019

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2019/12/e15987/

How Different Countries Addressed the Sudden Growth of E-Cigarettes in an Online Tobacco Control Community | May 2015

Articles

BMJ Open

https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/5/e007654.full

Expert-Moderated Peer-to-Peer Online Support Group for People with Knee Osteoarthritis: Mixed Methods Randomized Controlled Pilot and Feasibility Study | January 2022

Articles

JMIR Formative Research

https://formative.jmir.org/2022/1/e32627

Mining of Textual Health Information from Reddit: Analysis of Chronic Diseases with Extracted Entities and Their Relations | June 2019

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2019/6/e12876/

Utilization of Social Media and Web Forums by HIV Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study on Adherence and Reported Anxiety Level | February 2017

Articles

Preventive Medicine Reports

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335517300256

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Associated with Vitamin D Supplementation: A Cross-Sectional Online Community Survey of Adults in the UK | August 2023

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0281172

Detecting Suicidal Ideation on Forums: Proof-of-Concept Study | June 2018

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2018/6/e215/

The Effectiveness of an Online Support Group for Members of the Community with Depression: A Randomised Controlled Trial | December 2012

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0053244

An Investigation of Autism Support Groups on Facebook | August 2018

Theses-Dissertations

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

https://dc.uwm.edu/etd/1963/

Successful Moderation in Online Patient Communities: Inductive Case Study | March 2020

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2020/3/e15983/

Understanding Topics and Sentiment in an Online Cancer Survivor Community | December 2013

Articles

JNCI Monographs

https://doi.org/10.1093/jncimonographs/lgt025

Factors Affecting Online Health Community Participation Behavior in Patients with Thyroid Cancer | June 2020

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0235056

The Pros and Cons of Getting Engaged in an Online Social Community Embedded within Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia: Survey among Users | April 2016

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2016/4/e88/

Process Evaluation of a Social Support Platform “Inlife” for Caregivers of People with Dementia | November 2018

Articles

Internet Interventions

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214782918300459

Online Support Groups for Head and Neck Cancer and Health-Related Quality of Life | April 2017

Articles

Quality of Life Research

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11136-017-1575-8

Patients Using an Online Forum for Reporting Progress When Engaging with a Six-Week Exercise Program for Knee Conditioning: Feasibility Study | April 2018

Articles

JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies

https://rehab.jmir.org/2018/1/e9/

Soliciting and Providing Social Support Over the Internet: An Investigation of Online Eating Disorder Support Groups | November 2008

Articles

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1083-6101.2008.01431.x

User Characteristics and Usage of an Open Access Moderated Internet Support Group for Depression and Other Mental Disorders: A Prospective Study | November 2016

Articles

Internet Interventions

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214782916300586

Unpacking Peer Conversations in a Virtual Communitiy for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support: Behavior Science and Linguistics Perspective (Nurses and Midwives in the Digital Age) (Meetings-Events) | December 2021

Publications (Chapters)

IOS Press

https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210655

Detection of Suicidality among Opioid Users on Reddit: Machine Learning-Based Approach | November 2020

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2020/11/e15293/

Menopausal Symptom Experience: An Online Forum Study | March 2008

Articles (Manuscripts-Versions)

PubMed Central>Journal of Advanced Nursing

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2430027/