Journal of Medical Internet Research

Publisher
Gunther Eysenbach
History
1999-present
Website
http://www.jmir.org
Impact factor
4.663 (2010)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Acceptability of assessment app low in schizophrenia patients

(HealthDay)—Acceptability of a passive smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) app is relatively low among individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, according to a study published in the July issue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Adolescents bombarded with junk food marketing on social media

For every hour that a child spends online on their phone, they viewed more than 17 food and drink promotions, a figure that is almost nine times higher than their exposure to marketing via television advertising, according ...

Health

Individual privacy and big data uses in public health

In the United States, massive volumes of individual-level data, called "big data," are used for a variety of reasons, including marketing, intelligence gathering and political campaigns. Big data are also vital to public ...

Health informatics

Anti-science, partisan tweets could flag an outbreak

In the realm of social media, anti-science views about COVID-19 align so closely with political ideology—especially among conservatives—that its predictability offers a strategy to help protect public health, a new USC ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Chatbots for dementia patients and caregivers need more work

Chatbots hold promise for dementia patient or caregiver support, but are still in their infancy, finds a paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. None of the interactive digital apps tested by medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Online survey successful in gathering COVID-19 data at scale

A pilot project using an online survey to gather data on COVID-19 symptoms received more than 87,000 responses from around the world, providing important insight into the spread of disease. Project leaders from Regenstrief ...

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