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The asymmetries of the biopsychosocial model of depression in lay discourses - Topic modelling online depression forums

Renáta Németh, Domonkos Sik, Eszter Katona
2021 SSM: Population Health  
In order to map these patterns, online depression forums are analyzed with natural language processing methods, where computational tools are complemented with a qualitative approach.  ...  These topics were evaluated from the perspective of the biopsychosocial model: the weight of each dimension was measured along with the discursive function.  ...  Supplementary material Supplementary data to this article can be found online at https://doi. org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100785. Web-based interactive visualization of the model with 18 topics  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100785 pmid:33912649 pmcid:PMC8066842 fatcat:myjafdehbjglnow4ylencilqke

SELF-PRESENTATION PROCESSES IN PERSONAL PROFILES IN A PRO-ANOREXIA GROUP

Carolina Figueras Bates
2018 Normas: Revista de Estudios Lingüísticos Hispánicos  
Applying methods of computer-mediated communication discourse analysis, the visual and verbal strategies of self-presentation in pro-ana members' profiles were examined.  ...  The analysis of the profile pictures revealed that pro-ana users of the site tended to remain visually anonymous, resorting to images of models and celebrities, and reproducing the thin ideal.  ...  and practices for weight loss, and creating an 'audience for ana', by co-crafting a shared virtual social identity.  ... 
doi:10.7203/normas.v8i1.13432 fatcat:l4ydgipbqfbhzfsxwhq4dnmfyq

Many Ways to Be Lonely: Fine-Grained Characterization of Loneliness and Its Potential Changes in COVID-19 [article]

Yueyi Jiang, Yunfan Jiang, Liu Leqi, Piotr Winkielman
2022 arXiv   pre-print
adult-focused forums and two loneliness related forums consisting of a diverse age group.  ...  Our binary loneliness classification achieved an accuracy above 97%, and fine-grained loneliness category classification reached an average accuracy of 77% across all labeled categories.  ...  This work was supported by an unrestricted gift from the nonprofit HopeLab Foundation. LL is generously supported by an Open Philanthropy AI Fellowship.  ... 
arXiv:2201.07423v5 fatcat:fvbs7bmkrnakjkjqtjnlum2we4

Hypermasculinity & Dickwolves: The Contentious Role of Women in the New Gaming Public

Anastasia Salter, Bridget Blodgett
2012 Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media  
This flaw plays out in two ways when the discourse is analyzed during and after polarizing events: the identification and enforcement of strict social roles and the manipulative use of technology.  ...  These accounts thus hearkened back to Penny Arcade's own commentary on the ability of anonymity to enable some of the worst behaviors possible within an online community.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08838151.2012.705199 fatcat:lpljkq3tznc7pcags5g74rg55i

The #faceofdepression Hashtag in the Facebook and VKontakte Social Networks: The Public Discourse Features among a Russian-Speaking Audience

Anastasiya O. Folts, Mariya M. Danina
2020 Psychology in Russia: State of Art  
YouScan is a social analytics platform that monitors social media, blogs, forums, and online media.  ...  Litvinenko (2014) proved that since 2009, Facebook played a significant role in building the online public sphere in Russia because it has "all the necessary features for the rise of an online communicative  ... 
doi:10.11621/pir.2019.0302 fatcat:6j5d5ft7pfazpg5ns4kgdaebte

An Online Participatory Observation: The Online Depression Community's Discussion on Depression Treatment

Hsinzhu Wu
2021 Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies  
This article uses the online participatory observation method to analyze more than 2,000 posts of the "Sunshine Project Psychological Mutual Assistance Forum" in Mainland China.  ...  The research observed the discussion of depression in the online patient community in anonymous forums, including the popularization of medical knowledge about diseases, self-disclosure of patient diagnosis  ...  every day, and includes (1) or ( 2 ): (1) Mood Low; (2) Obvious loss of interest in things; (3) Weight loss or gain; (4) Insomnia or drowsiness; (5) Sluggishness or increased activity due to restlessness  ... 
doi:10.24203/ajhss.v9i5.6797 fatcat:jbvg63s3a5aqlmktwrxbtohxbu

Echo Chambers in Investment Discussion Boards

Shiliang Tang, Qingyun Liu, Megan McQueen, Scott Counts, Apurv Jain, Heather Zheng, Ben Y Zhao
2017 Social Science Research Network  
We examine the quality of information and communication in online investment discussion boards.  ...  We show that positivity bias and skewed risk/reward assessments, exacerbated by the insular nature of the community and its social structure, contribute to underperforming investment advice and unnecessary  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of any funding agencies.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2943163 fatcat:ug5lzv5pnrguvdzx2dnhkzkqwe

How Trust Is Formed in Online Health Communities: A Process Perspective

Hanmei Fan, Reeva Lederman, Stephen P. Smith, Shanton Chang
2014 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Using semi-structured interviews and data from postings, thi s study qualitatively explores the trust development betw een users of forum-based online health communities.  ...  Online health communities have not only become an important alternative source of patientcentered information but also appear to serve an emotional support role in connecting patients who have similar  ...  The aut hors also gratefully acknowledge the insight ful comments and suggestions of three anonymous reviewers of the  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03428 fatcat:44lnmd6lsveptafippinat5mdq

The Resilience of Sensation in Urban Planning

Meredith A. Johnson, Nathan R. Johnson
2020 Poroi  
The resulting sensoriums upheld different aspects of the city's identity as worth maintaining.  ...  Through a case study, we analyze public deliberation about a proposal to expand interstates in Tampa, Florida.  ...  online discussion forums, social media, archived historical data and atlases, videos of public hearings, promotional materials, trade journals, training modules, court records, and state laws from diverse  ... 
doi:10.13008/2151-2957.1295 fatcat:ku7nxutj2jfntoeh6fduuqv4ky

Online follow-ups as evaluative reactions to two visits of the Argentinian president to the United States [chapter]

Luisa Granato, Alejandro Parini
2015 Pragmatics & Beyond New Series  
Acknowledgements To begin with, I would like to show my appreciation to the Swiss National Science Foundation for the financial support to realize this project.  ...  However, most importantly, this study could not have been accomplished without the  ...  It seems that the user is not interested in an interactive debate with the journalist but comments with the aim to vent her/his emotions.  ... 
doi:10.1075/pbns.259.06gra fatcat:zm46m2ekkzdodfdnhygnditjgm

Bi-ISCA: Bidirectional Inter-Sentence Contextual Attention Mechanism for Detecting Sarcasm in User Generated Noisy Short Text [article]

Prakamya Mishra, Saroj Kaushik, Kuntal Dey
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To the best of our knowledge, none of the existing state-of-the-art models use an inter-sentence contextual attention mechanism to detect sarcasm in the user-generated short text using only conversational  ...  Many online comments on social media platforms are hateful, humorous, or sarcastic.  ...  [16] demonstrated that concatenation of preceding comment with the objective comment in a discussion forum led to an increase in the precision score.  ... 
arXiv:2011.11465v3 fatcat:gi7oqqztg5ewveu53ptmnuveue

Silencing John Doe: Defamation & Discourse in Cyberspace

Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky
2000 Duke law journal  
If the only consequence of these suits were that Internet users were held accountable for their speech, the suits would be an unalloyed good.  ...  , and wide-open nature" of Internet discourse without giving Internet speakers free license to harm the reputation of , for reading the draft quickly and making incisive comments at critical stages of  ...  For him, the appropriate model of discourse was "the traditional American town meeting," a forum that regulates the speech of participants to attain particular goals. Id at 22.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1373038 fatcat:vrijop4rfnhfnhykmsaif54i2e

Discourse 2.0: Language and new mediaTannenDeborahTresterAnna Marie (eds), Discourse 2.0: Language and new media, Georgetown University Press: Washington, DC, 2013; 258 pp.: ISBN 9781589019546, $44.95 (pbk)

Karen Correia Da Silva
2014 New Media & Society  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the student interns and supervisors who generously allowed us to collect and analyze their email messages. We also thank students in Cynthia Gordon  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the participants in our study and audience members of our workshop at GURT 2011 for their input and feedback.  ...  The effects of mock performatives are analyzed in terms of a discourse-pragmatic model.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444814524163b fatcat:lix7m4khk5ep3f7d3ftd3psx3q

Controversy around climate change reports: a case study of Twitter responses to the 2019 IPCC report on land

Mary Sanford, James Painter, Taha Yasseri, Jamie Lorimer
2021 Climatic Change  
Then, we assessed their levels of toxicity and sentiment polarity as an indication of contention and controversy.  ...  Finally, we discuss the possible implications of these findings for the work of the IPCC in anticipating responses to its reports and responding to them effectively.  ...  Although the IPCC has travelled a long way since its early days by allocating more professional resources to the communication of its reports and adapting to an age of online communication and social media  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10584-021-03182-1 pmid:34483407 pmcid:PMC8405718 fatcat:ywinadxgubejzjgkdh6bsjpbti

Peer Review: Innovating Change

Antonio Salud
2012 The Permanente Journal  
Acknowledgments The Acknowledgments We thank the six healers we interviewed; Doug Zatzick, MD, (University of Washington), Dedra Buchwald, MD, (University of Washington), Acknowledgment Katharine  ...  O'Moore-Klopf, ELS, of KOK Edit provided editorial assistance.  ...  Creating an Action Plan: The discourse of issues in step 3 leads to step 4, creating an action plan.  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/11-108 fatcat:3qiycalw7ralfbohzabc4g7zmm
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