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Research Conducted Using Data Obtained through Online Communities: Ethical Implications of Methodological Limitations

  • A. Cecile J. W. Janssens mail,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

  • Peter Kraft

    Affiliation: Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

  • Published: October 23, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001328

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