• 1918 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
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social support Social Sciences
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Social Support Medicine & Life Sciences
communication Social Sciences
health information Social Sciences
Internet Social Sciences
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anonymity Social Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 1918 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 61 Article
  • 1 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)
Risk perception
Medical problems
chronic illness

Digital stigma coping strategies: A meta-analytic review of the association between health-related stigma dimensions and social support messages shared online

Yeshua-Katz, D., Rains, S. A., Peterson, E. B. & Wright, K. B., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Information Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social support
Social support
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating the Scope and Theoretical Mechanisms of Person-Centered Social Support: The Case of the Comforting Computer Program

Rains, S. A., Pavlich, C. A., Tsetsi, E. & Akers, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Communication Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data processing program
social support
Computer program listings
human being
computer-mediated communication
social support

How Cancer Patients Benefit from Support Networks Offline and Online: Extending the Model of Structural-to-Functional Support

Meng, J., Rains, S. A. & An, Z., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural Models
Structural properties
Social Support