Study reveals teenage patients' attitude towards social media and privacy
A study of how chronically ill teenagers manage their privacy found that teen patients spend a great deal of time online and guard their privacy very consciously. “Not all my friends need to know”: a qualitative study of teenage patients, privacy and social media, was published this summer in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and co-authored by Norwegian and Canadian researchers.
The study, which conducted interviews with patients aged 12 to 18 at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), is the first to focus on how teenage patients view privacy issues in their online life while in hospital.
Read more on CHEO Research Institute.