Published on in Vol 20, No 6 (2018): June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/9709, first published .
Sharing and Empathy in Digital Spaces: Qualitative Study of Online Health Forums for Breast Cancer and Motor Neuron Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

Sharing and Empathy in Digital Spaces: Qualitative Study of Online Health Forums for Breast Cancer and Motor Neuron Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

Sharing and Empathy in Digital Spaces: Qualitative Study of Online Health Forums for Breast Cancer and Motor Neuron Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

Sarah Hargreaves 1, BA (Hons), MSc, MA, PhD;  Peter A Bath 1, BSc (Technical), MSc, PhD;  Suzanne Duffin 1, BMedSci (Hons), PG Cert, MSc;  Julie Ellis 2, BA (Hons), MA, PhD

1 Health Informatics Research Group, Information School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield , GB

2 Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield , Sheffield , GB

Corresponding Author:

  • Peter A Bath, BSc (Technical), MSc, PhD
  • Health Informatics Research Group
  • Information School
  • University of Sheffield
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