Monitoring or avoiding health information - the relation to inner inclination and health status

A1 Journal article (refereed)


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Publication Details

List of Authors: Ek Stefan, Heinström Jannica
Publisher: WILEY-BLACKWELL
Publication year: 2011
Journal: Health Information and Libraries Journal
Journal acronym: HEALTH INFO LIBR J
Volume number: 28
Issue number: 3
Start page: 200
End page: 209
Number of pages: 10
ISSN: 1471-1834


Abstract

Conclusion: More research is needed before these complex relationships are fully understood. However, the results of this study show that internal locus of control entails high interest in, and low avoidance of, health information.


Keywords

health status, human characteristics, individuality, information seeking behaviour, personality, surveys

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