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

Stefan Ek, Jannica Heinström

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    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.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)200–209
    Number of pages10
    JournalHealth Information and Libraries Journal
    Volume28
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

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

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