Dennis Owen Frohlich, MS, is Doctoral Candidate, College of Journalism and Communications, Division of Graduate Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Correspondence to: Dennis Owen Frohlich, MS, College of Journalism and Communications, Division of Graduate Studies, University of Florida, PO Box 118400, Gainesville, FL 32611 ([email protected]).
The author thanks Dr. Sharon Abramowitz for her guidance and support of this project.
Although a few participants knew of the author peripherally through his work in the online inflammatory bowel disease community, the author did not have a personal relationship with any of the participants at the time of this study.
The author declares no funding or conflict of interest.
Received August 11, 2012
Accepted December 11, 2012