Reach out! <reachout.com.au> A social community web site evaluated by SPAT and DISCERN

Elizabeth LaRue, Ann Mitchell, Kelly Gonzalez

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Abstract

Two Web page evaluation tools, SPAT and DISCERN, were used to evaluate the quality of Reach Out!, a Web site that seeks to improve the mental health and well-being of young people ages 16-25. The utility of the two Web page evaluation tools is discussed along with the evaluation methods used to assess the quality of the Web site. Included in the review is a brief overview of the Reach Out! Web site, its purpose, features, and usefulness for providing mental health information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-89
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Consumer Health on the Internet
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • Consumer health
  • Depression
  • DISCERN
  • Evaluation tools
  • Mental health
  • ReachOut!
  • SPAT
  • Suicide
  • Web page evaluation
  • Youth

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  • Health(social science)

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Reach out! <reachout.com.au> A social community web site evaluated by SPAT and DISCERN. / LaRue, Elizabeth; Mitchell, Ann; Gonzalez, Kelly.

In: Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2009, p. 77-89.

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LaRue, Elizabeth ; Mitchell, Ann ; Gonzalez, Kelly. / Reach out! <reachout.com.au> A social community web site evaluated by SPAT and DISCERN. In: Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 2009 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 77-89.
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