Methodological Choices: Online Research

Neil S. Coulson

in Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Appearance

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199580521
Published online December 2012 | | DOI:
Methodological Choices: Online Research

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The Internet has many potential applications within the appearance-related domain. For example, it may be used as a means for therapeutic intervention, to set up and manage patient support groups, promote training and education, as well as facilitating appearance-related research. This article considers common methodological choices and issues which may arise when undertaking online appearance-related research.

Keywords: appearance-related research; research methods; online research; Internet; therapeutic intervention

Article.  3834 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Social Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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