The Effect of Social Support Features and Gamification on a Web-Based Intervention for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Randomized Controlled Trial
作者: Gunther Eysenbach
作者单位: 1Institute of Communication and Health
2Faculty of Communication Sciences
3University of Lugano (Università della Svizzera italiana)
4Marketing Department
5Pamplin College of Business
6Virginia Tech
刊名: Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2015, Vol.17 (1)
来源数据库: JMIR Publications Inc
DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3510
关键词: social supportgamingexperimental gameseHealthrheumatoid arthritisrandomized controlled trialmultilevel analysispatient empowermentphysical activityhealth care utilization
原始语种摘要: Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is chronic systematic disease that affects people during the most productive period of their lives. Web-based health interventions have been effective in many studies; however, there is little evidence and few studies showing the effectiveness of online social support and especially gamification on patients’ behavioral and health outcomes.Objective The aim of this study was to look into the effects of a Web-based intervention that included online social support features and gamification on physical activity, health care utilization, medication overuse, empowerment, and RA knowledge of RA patients. The effect of gamification on website use was also investigated.Methods We conducted a 5-arm parallel randomized controlled trial for RA patients...
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影响因子:3.768 (2012)

  • control 控制
  • social 群居的
  • over 在上方
  • support 支柱
  • gaming 博弈
  • empowerment 授权
  • intervention 
  • Web 
  • productive 生产的
  • especially 特别地