Social Support for Weight Loss: Online Friends Versus Real Friends
AuthorsPagoto, Sherry L.
KeywordsBehavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Health Information Technology
Social Psychology and Interaction
Translational Medical Research
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AbstractThis presentation highlights a project which compares the social support and influence experienced by people who use online social networks to the support and influence they experience from in-person friends and family. This presentation was part of the retreat mini-symposium entitled: Smartphones, Sensors, and Social Networks: The New Tools of Health Behavior Change.
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