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The Resource Entering an online support group on eating disorders : a discourse analysis, Wyke Stommel, (electronic resource)

Entering an online support group on eating disorders : a discourse analysis, Wyke Stommel, (electronic resource)

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Entering an online support group on eating disorders : a discourse analysis
Title
Entering an online support group on eating disorders
Title remainder
a discourse analysis
Statement of responsibility
Wyke Stommel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Online support groups are considered highly valuable in addition to traditional health care services, but we know very little about how people actually join such a group. This book offers a microanalysis of an online support group on eating disorders, specifically the communication through textual messages between newcomers and regular members and members' nicknames. The study uses an ethnomethodological and conversation analytical approach to show that members of online support groups treat the group as a community in which their illness-identity is highly relevant. It appears that members in
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Stommel, Wyke
Dewey number
025.066
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Utrecht studies in language and communication,
Series volume
21
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  • Eating disorders
  • Medicine
Label
Entering an online support group on eating disorders : a discourse analysis, Wyke Stommel, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Nov. 2, 2009)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I An ethnomethodological approach to community, identity and eating disorders; Chapter 1 The online support group as a community; Chapter 2 Identity in a community; Chapter 3 Accomplishing identity in an online community on eating disorders; Part II Discourse analysis; Chapter 4 Research design: The forum, ethics, data and method; Chapter 5 Identity accomplished through nicknames; Chapter 6 Opening the first posting: Ambivalence towards the community; Chapter 7 Displaying forumability in the online community
Control code
ocn462133065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042026612
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)462133065
Label
Entering an online support group on eating disorders : a discourse analysis, Wyke Stommel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Nov. 2, 2009)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I An ethnomethodological approach to community, identity and eating disorders; Chapter 1 The online support group as a community; Chapter 2 Identity in a community; Chapter 3 Accomplishing identity in an online community on eating disorders; Part II Discourse analysis; Chapter 4 Research design: The forum, ethics, data and method; Chapter 5 Identity accomplished through nicknames; Chapter 6 Opening the first posting: Ambivalence towards the community; Chapter 7 Displaying forumability in the online community
Control code
ocn462133065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042026612
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)462133065

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