Posted by Forthfore on April 13, 2000, at 0:37:06
In reply to Potential group dynamics research here, posted by Dr. Bob on April 7, 2000, at 15:02:36
Group dynamics? Vague term. What specifically are you thinking about in terms of group dynamics?
Obviously it's your project, but I think much more interesting is the content itself.
I think it would be enlightening to see tabulated data on what diagnoses, medications, side effects, understanding of all these issues, reactions to dr's and therapists, etc...people are spontaneously mentioning on this board
....than it would be to see how people use boards like this for support. How they flame each other, etc. All of which we can pretty much guess.
In fact, I've wished that someone would do it for ASDM for a long time. However skewed the sample - there's more data there than you can shake a fist at.
> Hi, everyone,
> I've thought for a while that message boards like this were interesting examples of group dynamics. And since the interactions not only wouldn't need to be transcribed, but would come with an exact date and time, this "data" would be relatively easy to work with.
> I don't think an ethical project would publish any names of participants, plus, of course, participants don't have to use their real names here.
> So, I was wondering, what would you all think about something like that?