Psychosomatic and psychosocial aspects of cyberchondria in social media

Автор: Sandomirsky Mark E

Журнал: Nauka-Rastudent.ru @nauka-rastudent

Рубрика: Психология

Статья в выпуске: 7 (19), 2015 года.

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The Internet users behavior in personal health assessment includes 2 main strategies: adaptive (verification of the offline medical advice) or maladaptive, so called cyberchondria (self-diagnosis and self-medication attempts). Cyberchondria develops as a result of premorbid personality characteristics and informational disorientation in the nature of disease, caused by internet. Social media communiction can amplify this disorientation. Thus cyberchondria serves as example of Internet-assisted and social media accelerated psychomorphosis of mental disorders.

Cyberchondria, social media, internet psychomorphosis

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