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Online Peer-to-Peer Support for Young People With Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review

Online Peer-to-Peer Support for Young People With Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review

Online Peer-to-Peer Support for Young People With Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review

Journals

  1. Strand M, Eng L, Gammon D. Combining online and offline peer support groups in community mental health care settings: a qualitative study of service users’ experiences. International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020;14(1) View
  2. Azarang A, Pakyurek M, Giroux C, Nordahl T, Yellowlees P. Information Technologies: An Augmentation to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment Among Trauma Survivors. Telemedicine and e-Health 2019;25(4):263 View
  3. Whealin J, Jenchura E, Wong A, Zulman D. How Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Health Conditions Utilize eHealth to Manage Their Health Care Needs: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(10):e280 View
  4. Gammon D, Strand M, Eng L, Børøsund E, Varsi C, Ruland C. Shifting Practices Toward Recovery-Oriented Care Through an E-Recovery Portal in Community Mental Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Exploratory Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(5):e145 View
  5. Joglekar S, Sastry N, Coulson N, Taylor S, Patel A, Duschinsky R, Anand A, Jameson Evans M, Griffiths C, Sheikh A, Panzarasa P, De Simoni A. How Online Communities of People With Long-Term Conditions Function and Evolve: Network Analysis of the Structure and Dynamics of the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Online Communities. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(7):e238 View
  6. Lee J, Frey M, Frey P, Hollin I, Wu A. Seeing is Engaging: Vlogs as a Tool for Patient Engagement. The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research 2017;10(3):267 View
  7. Lederman R, Gleeson J, Wadley G, D’alfonso S, Rice S, Santesteban-Echarri O, Alvarez-Jimenez M. Support for Carers of Young People with Mental Illness. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 2019;26(1):1 View
  8. Rodda S, Dowling N, Knaebe B, Lubman D. Does SMS improve gambling outcomes over and above access to other e-mental health supports? A feasibility study. International Gambling Studies 2018;18(2):343 View
  9. Ridout B, Campbell A. The Use of Social Networking Sites in Mental Health Interventions for Young People: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(12):e12244 View
  10. Robinson C, Pond D. Do online support groups for grief benefit the bereaved? Systematic review of the quantitative and qualitative literature. Computers in Human Behavior 2019;100:48 View
  11. Mok K, Chen N, Torok M, McGillivray L, Zbukvic I, Shand F. Factors associated with help-seeking for emotional or mental health problems in community members at risk of suicide. Advances in Mental Health 2020:1 View
  12. Crawford G, Maycock B, Tobin R, Brown G, Lobo R. Prevention of HIV and Other Sexually Transmissible Infections in Expatriates and Traveler Networks: Qualitative Study of Peer Interaction in an Online Forum. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(9):e10787 View
  13. Ortiz León S, Sandoval Bosch E, Adame Rivas S, Ramírez Ávila C, Jaimes Medrano A, Ruiz Ruisánchez A. Manejo del estrés; resultado de dos intervenciones: cognitivo conductual y yoga, en estudiantes irregulares de medicina. Investigación en Educación Médica 2019;30(2):9 View
  14. Perry A, Lamont-Mills A, du Plessis C, du Preez J, Pyle D. Suicidal behaviours and moderator support in online health communities: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open 2020;10(1):e034162 View
  15. De Simoni A, Shah A, Fulton O, Parkinson J, Sheikh A, Panzarasa P, Pagliari C, Coulson N, Griffiths C. Superusers’ Engagement in Asthma Online Communities: Asynchronous Web-Based Interview Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(6):e18185 View
  16. Apolinário-Hagen J, Kemper J, Stürmer C. Public Acceptability of E-Mental Health Treatment Services for Psychological Problems: A Scoping Review. JMIR Mental Health 2017;4(2):e10 View
  17. Ho J, Corden M, Caccamo L, Tomasino K, Duffecy J, Begale M, Mohr D. Design and evaluation of a peer network to support adherence to a web-based intervention for adolescents. Internet Interventions 2016;6:50 View
  18. Lamblin M, Murawski C, Whittle S, Fornito A. Social connectedness, mental health and the adolescent brain. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 2017;80:57 View
  19. Easton K, Diggle J, Ruethi-Davis M, Holmes M, Byron-Parker D, Nuttall J, Blackmore C. Qualitative Exploration of the Potential for Adverse Events When Using an Online Peer Support Network for Mental Health: Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR Mental Health 2017;4(4):e49 View
  20. Farrer L, Gulliver A, Katruss N, Bennett K, Bennett A, Ali K, Griffiths K. Development of the Uni Virtual Clinic: an online programme for improving the mental health of university students. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling 2020;48(3):333 View
  21. Hollis C, Falconer C, Martin J, Whittington C, Stockton S, Glazebrook C, Davies E. Annual Research Review: Digital health interventions for children and young people with mental health problems - a systematic and meta-review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2017;58(4):474 View
  22. Chin E. ‘Hope givers’? A scoping review of new media and mental health in 27 Australian Christian organisations. Mental Health, Religion & Culture 2018;21(1):1 View
  23. Lindberg S, Svedberg P, Bergquist M, Nygren J. Evaluating Digital Peer Support for Children Cured from Cancer. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction 2017;33(8):664 View
  24. Lattie E, Kashima K, Duffecy J. An open trial of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for first year medical students. Internet Interventions 2019;18:100279 View
  25. Nolan S, Hendricks J, Williamson M, Ferguson S. Social networking sites (SNS) as a tool for midwives to enhance social capital for adolescent mothers. Midwifery 2018;62:119 View
  26. Sumner S, Galik S, Mathieu J, Ward M, Kiley T, Bartholow B, Dingwall A, Mork P. Temporal and Geographic Patterns of Social Media Posts About an Emerging Suicide Game. Journal of Adolescent Health 2019;65(1):94 View
  27. Hanley T, Prescott J, Gomez K. A systematic review exploring how young people use online forums for support around mental health issues. Journal of Mental Health 2019;28(5):566 View
  28. Ross S. Policy, practice and regulatory issues in mobile technology treatment for forensic clients. European Journal of Probation 2018;10(1):44 View
  29. Zhang S, Bantum E, Owen J, Bakken S, Elhadad N. Online cancer communities as informatics intervention for social support: conceptualization, characterization, and impact. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2017;24(2):451 View
  30. McGranahan R, Rennick-Egglestone S, Ramsay A, Llewellyn-Beardsley J, Bradstreet S, Callard F, Priebe S, Slade M. Curation of Mental Health Recovery Narrative Collections: Systematic Review and Qualitative Synthesis. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(10):e14233 View
  31. Carolan S, de Visser R. Employees’ Perspectives on the Facilitators and Barriers to Engaging With Digital Mental Health Interventions in the Workplace: Qualitative Study. JMIR Mental Health 2018;5(1):e8 View
  32. Drost L, van der Krieke L, Iedema-den Boer Z, Sytema S, Schippers G. Social support in chat sessions for adolescents and young adults living with a family member with mental illness. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2018;27(2):683 View
  33. Harerimana A, Mtshali N. Using Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis to understand the role of technology in nursing education. Nurse Education Today 2020;92:104490 View
  34. Flickinger T, DeBolt C, Xie A, Kosmacki A, Grabowski M, Waldman A, Reynolds G, Conaway M, Cohn W, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R. Addressing Stigma Through a Virtual Community for People Living with HIV: A Mixed Methods Study of the PositiveLinks Mobile Health Intervention. AIDS and Behavior 2018;22(10):3395 View
  35. Griffiths K, Carron-Arthur B, Reynolds J, Bennett K, Bennett A. User characteristics and usage of an open access moderated internet support group for depression and other mental disorders: A prospective study. Internet Interventions 2017;7:9 View
  36. Myneni S, Cobb N, Cohen T. In Pursuit of Theoretical Ground in Behavior Change Support Systems: Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Communication in a Health-Related Online Community. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(2):e28 View
  37. Sirola A, Kaakinen M, Savolainen I, Oksanen A. Loneliness and online gambling-community participation of young social media users. Computers in Human Behavior 2019;95:136 View
  38. Alvarez-Jimenez M, Rice S, D'Alfonso S, Leicester S, Bendall S, Pryor I, Russon P, McEnery C, Santesteban-Echarri O, Da Costa G, Gilbertson T, Valentine L, Solves L, Ratheesh A, McGorry P, Gleeson J. A Novel Multimodal Digital Service (Moderated Online Social Therapy+) for Help-Seeking Young People Experiencing Mental Ill-Health: Pilot Evaluation Within a National Youth E-Mental Health Service. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(8):e17155 View
  39. Lindberg S, Jormfeldt H, Bergquist M. Unlocking design potential: Design with people diagnosed with schizophrenia. Informatics for Health and Social Care 2019;44(1):31 View
  40. Marks B, Sisirak J, Magallanes R, Krok K, Donohue-Chase D. Effectiveness of a HealthMessages Peer-to-Peer Program for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 2019;57(3):242 View
  41. James K, Brooks H, Susanti H, Waddingham J, Irmansyah I, Keliat B, Utomo B, Rose D, Colucci E, Lovell K. Implementing civic engagement within mental health services in South East Asia: a systematic review and realist synthesis of current evidence. International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020;14(1) View
  42. Lee N, Buchanan K, Yu M. Each post matters: a content analysis of #mentalhealth images on Instagram. Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine 2020;43(3):128 View
  43. Figueras Bates C. Cognitive and Affective Dimensions of Mitigation in Advice. Corpus Pragmatics 2020;4(1):31 View
  44. Rice S, Gleeson J, Davey C, Hetrick S, Parker A, Lederman R, Wadley G, Murray G, Herrman H, Chambers R, Russon P, Miles C, D'Alfonso S, Thurley M, Chinnery G, Gilbertson T, Eleftheriadis D, Barlow E, Cagliarini D, Toh J, McAlpine S, Koval P, Bendall S, Jansen J, Hamilton M, McGorry P, Alvarez-Jimenez M. Moderated online social therapy for depression relapse prevention in young people: pilot study of a ‘next generation’ online intervention. Early Intervention in Psychiatry 2018;12(4):613 View
  45. Miller J, Cooley M, Niu C, Segress M, Fletcher J, Bowman K, Littrell L. Support, information seeking, and homophily in a virtual support group for adoptive parents: Impact on perceived empathy. Children and Youth Services Review 2019;101:151 View
  46. Ma X, Sayama H. Mental disorder recovery correlated with centralities and interactions on an online social network. PeerJ 2015;3:e1163 View
  47. Toscos T, Coupe A, Flanagan M, Drouin M, Carpenter M, Reining L, Roebuck A, Mirro M. Teens Using Screens for Help: Impact of Suicidal Ideation, Anxiety, and Depression Levels on Youth Preferences for Telemental Health Resources. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(6):e13230 View
  48. Batchelor R, Pitman E, Sharpington A, Stock M, Cage E. Student perspectives on mental health support and services in the UK. Journal of Further and Higher Education 2020;44(4):483 View
  49. Kidd J, Ziebland S. Narratives of experience of mental health and illness on healthtalk.org. BJPsych Bulletin 2016;40(5):273 View
  50. Stawarz K, Preist C, Coyle D. Use of Smartphone Apps, Social Media, and Web-Based Resources to Support Mental Health and Well-Being: Online Survey. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(7):e12546 View
  51. Kruzan K, Won A. Embodied well-being through two media technologies: Virtual reality and social media. New Media & Society 2019;21(8):1734 View
  52. Wahle F, Bollhalder L, Kowatsch T, Fleisch E. Toward the Design of Evidence-Based Mental Health Information Systems for People With Depression: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(5):e191 View
  53. Smith-Merry J, Goggin G, Campbell A, McKenzie K, Ridout B, Baylosis C. Social Connection and Online Engagement: Insights From Interviews With Users of a Mental Health Online Forum. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(3):e11084 View
  54. Miller J, Cooley M, Niu C, Segress M, Fletcher J, Bowman K, Littrell L. Virtual support groups among adoptive parents: Ideal for information seeking?. Journal of Technology in Human Services 2019;37(4):347 View
  55. Jiang M, Ammerman B, Zeng Q, Jacobucci R, Brodersen A. Phrase-level pairwise topic modeling to uncover helpful peer responses to online suicidal crises. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 2020;7(1) View
  56. Roystonn K, Vaingankar J, Chua B, Sambasivam R, Shafie S, Jeyagurunathan A, Verma S, Abdin E, Chong S, Subramaniam M. The Public Health Impact and Policy Implications of Online Support Group Use for Mental Health in Singapore: Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR Mental Health 2020;7(8):e18114 View
  57. Smith-Frigerio S. “You are Not Alone”: Linking Peer Support to Information and Resources for Mental Health Concerns in Advocacy Groups’ Social Media Messaging. Health Communication 2020:1 View
  58. Welch V, Petkovic J, Simeon R, Presseau J, Gagnon D, Hossain A, Pardo Pardo J, Pottie K, Rader T, Sokolovski A, Yoganathan M, Tugwell P, DesMeules M. Interactive social media interventions for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018 View
  59. Guichard A, St-Jacques M, Lefrançois C, Gagnon M, Roy É. Repenser la réduction des méfaits à l’ère du numérique pour les jeunes consommateurs. Drogues, santé et société 2020;18(1):120 View
  60. Kim S, Marsch L, Brunette M, Dallery J. Harnessing Facebook for Smoking Reduction and Cessation Interventions: Facebook User Engagement and Social Support Predict Smoking Reduction. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(5):e168 View
  61. Welch V, Petkovic J, Simeon R, Presseau J, Gagnon D, Hossain A, Pardo J, Pottie K, Rader T, Sokolovski A, Yoganathan M, Tugwell P, DesMeules M. PROTOCOL: Interactive social media interventions for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2018;14(1):1 View
  62. Ramsden R, Colbran R, Christopher E, Edwards M. The role of digital technology in providing education, training, continuing professional development and support to the rural health workforce. Health Education 2021;ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print) View
  63. Andalibi N, Flood M. Considerations in Designing Digital Peer Support for Mental Health: Interview Study Among Users of a Digital Support System (Buddy Project). JMIR Mental Health 2021;8(1):e21819 View
  64. Granic I, Morita H, Scholten H. Young People’s Digital Interactions from a Narrative Identity Perspective: Implications for Mental Health and Wellbeing. Psychological Inquiry 2020;31(3):258 View
  65. Granic I, Morita H, Scholten H. Beyond Screen Time: Identity Development in the Digital Age. Psychological Inquiry 2020;31(3):195 View
  66. Hai A, Lee C, Oh S, Vaughn M, Piñeros-Leaño M, Delva J, Salas-Wright C. Trends and correlates of Internet support group participation for mental health problems in the United States, 2004–2018. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2021;132:136 View
  67. Schilling S, Carreño A, Tapia E, Mascayano F, Pitronello R, Santander F, Jorquera M, Burrone M, Alvarado R. Experts by Experience: Qualitative Evaluation of Adolescent Participation in the Development of a Technological Intervention to Prevent Youth Suicide in Chile. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;11 View
  68. Dewa L, Crandell C, Choong E, Jaques J, Bottle A, Kilkenny C, Lawrence-Jones A, Di Simplicio M, Nicholls D, Aylin P. CCopeY: A Mixed-Methods Coproduced Study on the Mental Health Status and Coping Strategies of Young People During COVID-19 UK Lockdown. Journal of Adolescent Health 2021;68(4):666 View
  69. Tan Y, Rehm I, Stevenson J, De Foe A. Social Media Peer Support Groups for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: Understanding the Predictors of Negative Experiences. Journal of Affective Disorders 2021;281:661 View
  70. Mariën S, Vandebosch H, Pabian S, Poels K. Coping with distress among adolescents: Effectiveness of personal narratives on support websites. Comunicar 2021;29(67):87 View
  71. Halsall T, Daley M, Hawke L, Henderson J. Exploring Peer Support Services for Youth Experiencing Multiple Health and Social Challenges in Canada: A Hybrid Realist-Participatory Evaluation Model. International Journal of Qualitative Methods 2021;20:160940692199568 View
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  74. Bickerstaff J, Karim S, Whitman R, Cypher A, Wiener S, Radovic A. “You Have People Here to Help You, People Like Me”: a Qualitative Analysis of a Blogging Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults with Depression or Anxiety. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science 2021 View
  75. Petkovic J, Duench S, Trawin J, Dewidar O, Pardo Pardo J, Simeon R, DesMeules M, Gagnon D, Hatcher Roberts J, Hossain A, Pottie K, Rader T, Tugwell P, Yoganathan M, Presseau J, Welch V. Behavioural interventions delivered through interactive social media for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021;2021(6) View
  76. Scholl J, Kohls E, Görges F, Steinbrecher M, Baldofski S, Moessner M, Rummel-Kluge C. Acceptability and Feasibility of the Transfer of Face-to-Face Group Therapy to Online Group Chats in a Psychiatric Outpatient Setting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Observational Study. JMIR Formative Research 2021;5(7):e27865 View
  77. Perry A, Pyle D, Lamont-Mills A, du Plessis C, du Preez J. Suicidal behaviours and moderator support in online health communities: a scoping review. BMJ Open 2021;11(6):e047905 View
  78. Suresh R, Alam A, Karkossa Z. Using Peer Support to Strengthen Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Barry M. Implementing Mental Health Promotion. View
  2. Bender J. Novel Applications of Virtual Communities in Healthcare Settings. View
  3. Apolinário-Hagen J. The Digitization of Healthcare. View
  4. Colditz J, Woods M, Primack B. Technology and Adolescent Mental Health. View
  5. Kirk S, Milnes L. Self-Management of Young People with Chronic Conditions. View