Social Media and Health Changes

Research Period: 2014-2017

Funding Agency:  Israel Science Foundation (ISF)

Researchers: Rita Mano & Gustavo S. Mesch (P.I.)

This study examines health changes in terms of (a) wellbeing (b) health care and (c) chronic illness and assess the impact of Internet use for online health information and social media over time on variations in health changes. An interdisciplinary model is used combining communication and health studies.