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Cyberchondria - Using the Internet to Self-Diagnose!
Last Updated: Oct 8, 2014 URL: http://berkeleycollege.libguides.com/cyberchondria Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Introduction

What is Cyberchondria?

The term "Cyberchondria'' is derived from the words 'cyber' and 'hypochondriasis', suggesting that it is a form of hypochondriasis related to the Internet or computer use, or perhaps even caused by it. 

(Starcevic and Berle, 2013).

 

Clifton Library

600 Getty Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011
(973) 546-0123 Ext. 5706
 

Coming Events!

Date
Activities
Description
 
 
Oct.
01-04 
 
 
Grab your Cyberchondria Newsletter at your local library (Clifton or Dover)
Newsletter detailing information about National Information Literacy Month, tools, activities, games and prizes that will be available to all students throughout the month of October.
 
 
Oct. 
06-11 
 
 
Take the Quiz: Are you a Cyberchondriac?
Do you compulsively diagnose yourself by going online to search for your real or imagined symptoms? Take a few moments to complete a quiz to see if you have the symptoms of Cyberchondria  
Oct.
13-18 
Fun, facts Videos
Watch funny, yet educational videos on Cyberchondria.
 
Oct. 
20-25
 
 
Puzzles
Stop at the library and play some of our fun puzzles on Cyberchondria.
 
Oct.  
27-31
 
Information Literacy
Tournament
Final week of National Information Literacy month - games, grand prizes,  educational tools and resources.
 

Quote of the Month!

"Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one."

Neil Gaiman

 

Information Literacy at Berkeley

 

Dover Library

1 West Blackwell Street
Dover, NJ 07801
(973) 366-6700 Ext. 5656
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