(University of Münster) Informations on health topics in Internet forums are often so complex that laypersons are barely able to form considered judgements on the advice. One criterion which users apply instead in evaluating the information is the style of the language used. This is the result of the research carried out by psychologists at the University of Münster. The study has been published in the “Journal of Medical Internet Research”.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uom-hfs032020.php