Prof. Azy Barak

Department of Counseling and Human Development

University of Haifa

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References Related to the Internet & Psychology

The Internet and the Elderly


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Botella, C., Etchemendy, E., Castilla, D., Banos, R. M., Garcıa-Palacios, A., Quero, S., Alcaniz, M., & Lozano, J. A. (2009). An e-Health system for the elderly (Butler Project): A pilot study on acceptance and satisfaction. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 12, 255-262.

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Butler, F. R., & Baghi, H. (2008). Using the Internet to facilitate positive attitudes of college students toward aging and working with older adults. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 6, 175-189.


Campbell, R. (2004). Older women and the Internet. Journal of Women & Aging, 16, 161-174.

Campbell, R. J. (2008). Meeting seniors' information needs: Using computer technology. Home Health Care Management & Practice, 20, 328-335.

Cangelosi, P. R., & Sorrell, J. M. (2014). Use of technology to enhance mental health for older adults. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52, 17-20.

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Chaffin, A. J., & Maddux, C. D. (2007). Accessibility accommodations for older adults seeking e-health information. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 33, 6-12.

Chang, B. L. (2004). Internet intervention for community elders: Process and feasibility. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26, 461-466.

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Charness, N., & Boot, W. R. (2009). Aging and information technology use. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 253-258.

Chattaraman, V., Kwon, W.-S., & Gilbert, J. E. (2012). Virtual agents in retail web sites: Benefits of simulated social interaction for older users. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 2055-2066.

Chaudhuri, S., Le, T., White, C., Thompson, H., & Demiris, G. (2013). Examining health information-seeking behaviors of older adults. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 31, 547-553.

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Choudrie, J., & Vyas, A. (2014). Silver surfers adopting and using Facebook? A quantitative study of Hertfordshire, UK, applied to organizational and social change. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 89, 293-305.

Chu, A., Huber, J., Mastel-Smith, B., & Cesario, S. (2009). ‘‘Partnering with Seniors for Better Health’’: Computer use and Internet health information retrieval among older adults in a low socioeconomic community. Journal of Medical Library Association, 97, 12-20.

Chu, A., & Mastel-Smith, B. (2010). The outcomes of anxiety, confidence, and self-efficacy with Internet health information retrieval in older adults: A pilot study. Computers Informatics Nursing, 28, 222-228.

Chu, R. J.-C., & Tsai, C.-C. (2009). Self-directed learning readiness, Internet self-efficacy and preferences towards constructivist Internet-based learning environments among higher-aged adults. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 25, 489-501.

Clark, D. J. (2002). Older adults living through and with their computers. Computers, Informatics & Nursing, 20 (3), 117-124.

Cody, M. J., Dunn, D., Hoppin, S., & Wendt, P. (1999). Silver surfers: Training and evaluating Internet use among older adult learners. Communication Education,48, 269-286.

Cotten, S. R., Ford, G., Ford, S., & Hale, T. M. (2012). Internet use and depression among older adults. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 496-499.

Cotten, S. R., Ford, G., Ford, S., & Hale, T. M. (2014). Internet use and depression among retired older adults in the United States: A longitudinal analysis. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69, 763-771.

Crabb, R. M., Cavanagh, K., Proudfoot, J., Learmonth, D., Rafie, S., & Weingardt, K. R. (2012). Is computerized cognitive-behavioural therapy a treatment option for depression in late-life? A systematic review. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51, 459-464.

Crabb, R. M., Rafie, S., & Weingardt, K. R. (2012). Health-related Internet use in older primary care patients. Gerontology, 58, 164-170.

Cresci, M. K., Jarosz, P. A., & Templin, T. N. (2012). Are health answers online for older adults? Educational Gerontology, 38, 10-19.

Cresci, M. K., & Novak, J. M. (2012). Information technologies as health management tools: Urban elders' interest and ability in using' the Internet. Educational Gerontology, 38, 491-506.

Cresci, M. K., Yarandi, H. N., & Morrell, R. W. (2010). Pro-nets versus no-nets: Differences in urban older adults predilections for Internet use. Educational Gerontology, 36, 500-520.

Czaja, S. J., Sharit, J., Hernandez, M. A., Nair, S. N., Loewenstein, D. (2010). Variability among older adults in Internet health information-seeking performance. Gerontechnology, 9, 46-55.


Darby, D. G., Fredrickson, J., Pietrzak, R. H., Maruff, P., Woodward, M., & Brodtmann, A. (2014). Reliability and usability of an Internet-based computerized cognitive testing battery in community-dwelling older people. Computers in Human Behavior, 30, 199-205.

Dauz, E., Moore, J., Smith, C. E., Puno, F., & Schaag, H. (2004). Installing computers in older adults' homes and teaching them to access a patient education Web site: A systematic approach. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 22, 266-272.

Dear, B. F., Zou, J., Titov, N., Lorian, C., Johnston, L., Spence, J., Anderson, T., Sachdev, P., Brodaty, H., & Knight, R. G. (2012). Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: A feasibility open trial for older adults. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 169-176.

Dear, B. F., Zou, J. B., Ali, S., Lorian, C. N., Johnston, L., Terides, M. D., Staples, L. G., Gandy, M., Fogliati, V. J., Klein, B., & Titov, N. (2015). Examining self-guided internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for older adults with symptoms of anxiety and depression: Two feasibility open trials. Internet Interventions, 2, 17-23.

Dickinson, A., & Gregor, P. (2006). Computer use has no demonstrated impact on the well-being of older adults. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 64, 744-753.

Dickinson, A., & Gregor, P. (2008). Response to Shapira et al. Aging & Mental Health,12, 410.

Diño, M. J. S., & de Guzman, A. B. (2014). Using partial least squares (PLS) in predicting behavioral intention for telehealth use among Filipino elderly. Educational Gerontology, 41, 53-68.

Dougherty, J. H. J., Cannona, R. L., Nicholas, C. R., Hall, L., Hare, F., Carr, E., Dougherty, A., Janowitz, J., & Arunthamakun, Jj. (2010). The computerized self test (CST): An interactive, Internet accessible cognitive screening test for dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 20, 185-195.

Dunning, T. (2004). Aging, activities, and the Internet. Adaptation & Aging, 28, 75-76.

Dunning, T. (2007). Aging, activities and the Internet: Senior adult friendly search engines. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 31, 61-62.

Dunning, T. (2008). Aging, activities, and the Internet. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 32, 59-62.

Dunning, T. (2009). Online communities and aging. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 33, 263-264.


Eastman, J. K., Iyer, R. (2005). The impact of cognitive age on Internet use of the elderly: An introduction to the public policy implications. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 29, 125-136.

Echt, K. V., & Burridge, A. B. (2011). Predictors of reported Internet use in older adults with high and low health literacy: The role of socio-demographics and visual and cognitive function. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 29, 23-43.

Etcheverry, I., Terrier, P., & Marquié, J.-C. (2012). Are older adults less efficient in making attributions about the origin of memories for web interaction? Revue Européenne de Psychologie Appliquée, 62, 93-102.


Firth, L., Mellor, D. (2009). Dilettantism in investigating the impact of the Internet on the wellbeing of the elderly. Quality & Quantity, 43, 185-196.

Flynn, K. E., Smith, M. A., & Freese, J. (2006). When do older adults turn to the Internet for health information? Findings from the Wisconsin longitudinal study. Journal of Global Information Management, 21, 1-7.

Fokkema, T., & Knipscheer, K. (2007). Escape loneliness by going digital: A quantitative and qualitative evaluation of Dutch experiment in using ECT to overcome loneliness among older adults. Aging & Mental Health, 11, 496-504.

Fozard, J. L., & Kearns, W. D. (2007). Technology, aging, and communication. In G. Lesnoff-Caravaglia (Ed.), Gerontechnology: Growing old in a technological society (pp. 271-291). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Freddolino, P. P., Lee, V. W. P., Law, C.-K., & Ho, C. (2010). To help and to learn: An exploratory study of peer tutors teaching older adults about technology. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28, 217-239.

Freeman, E. D., Clare, L., Savitch, N., Royan, L., Litherland, R., & Lindsay, M. (2005). Improving Website accessibility for people with early-stage dementia: A preliminary investigation. Aging and Mental Health, 9, 442-448.

Freese, J., Rivas, S., & Hargittai, E. (2006). Cognitive ability and Internet use among older adults. Poetics, 34, 236-249.

Frennert, S. A., Forsberg, A., & Ostlund, B. (2013). Elderly people’s perceptions of a telehealthcare system: Relative advantage, compatibility, complexity and observability. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 31, 218-237.

Fuglsang, L. (2005). IT and senior citizens: Using the Internet for empowering active citizenship. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 30, 468-495.


Galvin, J. E., Meuser, T. M., Boise, L., & Connell, C. M. (2011). Internet-based dementia resources: Physician attitudes and practices. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 30, 513-523.

Gatto, S. L., & Tak, S. H. (2008). Computer, Internet, and e-mail use among older adults: Benefits and barriers. Educational Gerontology, 34, 800-811.

Gietzelt, D. (2001). Computer and Internet use among a group of Sydney seniors: A pilot study. Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 32, 137-152.

Gilleard, C., & Higgs, P. (2008). Internet use and the digital divide in the English longitudinal study of ageing. European Journal Ageing, 5, 233-239.

Gilleard, C., Hyde, M., & Higgs, P. (2007). Community and communication in the third age: The impact of Internet and cell phone use on attachment to place in later life in England. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 62, 276-283.

González, A., Ramírez, M. P., & Viadel, V. (2012). Attitudes of the elderly toward information and communications technologies. Educational Gerontology, 38, 585-594.

Gray, L., & Wootton, R. (2008). Innovations in aged care: Comprehensive geriatric assessment ‘online’. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27, 205-208.

Grimes, G. A., Hough, M. G., Mazur, E., & Signorella, M. L. (2010). Older adults' knowledge of Internet hazards. Educational Gerontology, 36, 173-192.

Gusi, N., Prieto, J., & Forte, D. (2008). Needs, interests, and limitations for the promotion of health and exercise by a web site for sighted and blind elderly people: A qualitative exploratory study. Educational Gerontology, 34, 449-461.


Hakkarainen, P. (2012). ‘No good for shovelling snow and carrying firewood’: Social representations of computers and the Internet by elderly Finnish non-users. New Media & Society, 14, 1198-1215.

Hara, Y., & Kashimura, K. (2010). Cognitive aging and rich Internet applications: Usability problems of ajax based on the empirical study of older adults. Japanese Psychological Research, 52, 216-226.

Hardt, J. H., & Hollis-Sawyer, L. (2007). Older adults seeking healthcare information on the Internet. Educational Gerontology, 33, 561-572.

Harley, D., & Fitzpatrick, G. (2009). Creating a conversational context through video blogging: A case study of Geriatric1927. Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 679-689.

Harrod, M. (2011). “I have to keep going”: Why some older adults are using the Internet for health information. Ageing International, 36, 283-294.

Hart, T. A., Chaparro, B. S., & Halcomb, C. G. (2008). Evaluating websites for older adults: Adherence to 'senior-friendly' guidelines and end-user performance. Behaviour & Information Technology, 27, 191-199.

Heart, T., & Kaldero, E. (2013). Older adults: Are they ready to adopt health-related ICT? International Journal of Medical Informatics, 82, 209-231.

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Heo, J., Kim, J., & Won, Y.-S. (2011). Exploring the relationship between Internet use and leisure satisfaction among older adults. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 35, 43-54.

Hernandez-Encuentra, E., Pousada, M., & Gomez-Zu niga, B. (2009). ICT and older people: Beyond usability. Educational Gerontology, 35, 226-245.

Hill, R., Betts, L. R., & Gardner, S. E. (2015). Older adults’ experiences and perceptions of digital technology: (Dis)empowerment, wellbeing, and inclusion. Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 415-423.

Hill, R., Beynon-Davies, P., & Williams, M. D. (2008). Older people and Internet engagement acknowledging social moderators of Internet adoption, access and use. Information Technology & People, 21, 244-266.

Hogeboom, D. L., McDermott, R. J., Perrin, K. M., Osman, H., & Bell-Ellison, B. A. (2010). Internet use and social networking among middle aged and older adults. Educational Gerontology, 36, 93-111.

Hong, S.-J., Lui, C. S. M., Hahn, J., Moon, J. Y., & Kim, T. G. (2013). How old are you really? Cognitive age in technology acceptance. Decision Support Systems, 56, 122-130.

Hossain, M. A. (2014). Perspectives of human factors in designing elderly monitoring system. Computers in Human Behavior, 33, 63-68.

Huyser de Bernardo, D., & Curtis, A. (2013). Using online and paper surveys: The effectiveness of mixed-mode methodology for populations over 50. Research on Aging, 35, 220-240.


Infeld, D. L., & Adams, W. C. (2013). Using the Internet for gerontology education: Assessing and improving Wikipedia. Educational Gerontology, 39, 707-716.


Jaeger, P. T. (2009). Developing online community accessibility guidelines for persons with disabilities and older adults. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 20, 55-63.

Jung, Y., Peng, W., Moran, M., Jin, S.-A. A., McLaughlin, M., Cody, M., Jordan-Marsh, M., Albright, J., & Silverstein, M. (2010). Low-income minority seniors' enrollment in a cybercafé: Psychological barriers to crossing the digital divide. Educational Gerontology, 36, 193-212.

Juntunen, A., & Heikkinen, E. (2004). Lessons from interprofessional e-learning: Piloting a care of the elderly module. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 18, 269-278.


Kanayama, T. (2003). Ethnographic research on the experience of Japanese elderly people online. New Media & Society, 5, 267-288.

Karavidas, M., Lim, N. K., & Katsikas, S. L. (2005). The effects of computers on older adult users. Computers in Human Behavior, 21, 679-711.

Khatri, N., Marziali, E., Tchernikov, I., & Shepherd, N. (2014). Comparing telehealth-based and clinic-based group cognitive behavioral therapy for adults with depression and anxiety: A pilot study. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 9, 765-770.

Khvorostianov, N., Elias, N., & Nimrod, G. (2012). ‘Without it I am nothing’: The Internet in the lives of older immigrants. New Media & Society, 14, 583-599.

Kiel, J. M. (2005). The digital divide: Internet and e-mail use by the elderly. Medical Informatics and the Internet in Medicine, 30, 19-23.

Kirk, J. J., & Belovics, R. (2005). An unofficial guide to online resources for working with older workers. Journal of Employment Counseling, 42, 60-66.

Knaevelsrud, C., Böttche, M., Pietrzak, R. H., Freyberger, H. J., Renneberg, B., & Kuwert, P. (2014). Integrative testimonial therapy: An Internet-based, therapist-assisted therapy for German elderly survivors of the World War II with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202, 651-658.

Koopman-Boyden, P. G., & Reid, S. L. (2009). Internet/e-mail usage and well-being among 65-84 year olds in New Zealand: Policy implications. Educational Gerontology, 35, 990-1007.

Kuo, H. M., Chen, C. W., & Chen, C. W. (2010). A behavioral model of the elderly Internet consumer: A case study. International Journal of Innovative Computing Information and Control, 6, 3507-3518.

Kwok, T., Au, A., Wong, B., Ip, I., Mak, V., & Ho, F. (2014). Effectiveness of online cognitive behavioral therapy on family caregivers of people with dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 9, 631-636.


Lagana, L. (2008). Enhancing the attitudes and self-efficacy of older adults toward computers and the Internet: Results of a pilot study. Educational Gerontology, 34, 831-843.

Lagana, L., Oliver, T., Ainsworth, A., & Edwards, M. (2011). Enhancing computer self-efficacy and attitudes in multi-ethnic older adults: A randomised controlled study. Ageing & Society, 31, 911-933.

Lam, L., & Lam, M. (2009). The use of information technology and mental health among older care-givers in Australia. Aging & Mental Health, 13, 557-562.

Larsson, E., Larsson-Lund, M., & Nilsson, I. (2013). Internet based activities (IBAs): Seniors’ experiences of the conditions required for the performance of and the influence of these conditions on their own participation in society. Educational Gerontology, 39, 155-167.

Larsson, E., Nilsson, I., & Lund, M. L. (2013). Participation in social Internet-based activities: Five seniors’ intervention processes. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 20, 471-480.

Leavengood, L. B. (2001). Older people and Internet use. Generations, 25, 69-71.

Lee, B., Chen, Y., & Hewitt, L. (2011). Age differences in constraints encountered by seniors in their use of computers and the Internet. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 1231-1237.

Lehning, A. J., Scharlach, A. E., & Dal Santo, T. S. (2010). A web-based approach for helping communities become more “aging friendly". Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29, 415-433.

Leist, A. K. (2013). Social media use of older adults: A mini-review. Gerontology, 59, 378-384.

Lian, J.-W., & Yen, D. C. (2014). Online shopping drivers and barriers for older adults: Age and gender differences. Computers in Human Behavior, 37, 133-143.

Lin, D.-Y. M. (2003). Hypertext for the aged: Effects of text topologies. Computers in Human Behavior, 19, 201-209.

Lin, Y.-C., Liang, J.-C., Yang, C.-J., Tsai, C.-C. (2013). Exploring middle-aged and older adults’ sources of Internet self-efficacy: A case study. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 2733-2743.

Liu, C.-L. (2010). The impact of goods-classification and landmarks for spatial knowledge and goods-finding in the elderly within a 3D virtual store. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 1777-1786.

Lorig, K., Thompson-Gallagher, D., Traylor, L., Ritter, P. L., Laurent, D. D., Plant, K., Thompson, L. W., & Hahn, T. J. (2012). Building better caregivers: A pilot online support workshop for family caregivers of cognitively impaired adults. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 31, 423-437.

Lovisi, G. M. (2012). The relationship between elderly suicide rates and the Internet: A cross-national study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58, 337.

Lynch, K. R., Schwerha, D. J., & Johanson, G. A. (2013). Development of a weighted heuristic for website evaluation for older adults. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 29, 404-418.


Macfarlane, H., Kinirons, M. T., & Bultitude, M. F. (2012). WWW: Do not forget older people. Age and Ageing, 41, 807-810.

Mahoney, D. F. (2011). An evidence-based adoption of technology model for remote monitoring of elders’ daily activities. Ageing International, 36, 66-81.

Manafo, E. (2012). Exploring older adults’ health information seeking behaviors. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44, 85-89.

Marziali, E., & Donahue, P. (2006). Caring for others: Internet video-conferencing group intervention for family caregivers of older adults with neurodegenerative disease. The Gerontologist, 46, 398-403.

Marziali, E., & Garcia, L. J. (2011). Dementia caregivers’ responses to 2 Internet-based intervention programs. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, 26, 36-43.

McCausland, L., & Falk, N. L. (2012). From dinner table to digital tablet: Technology's potential for reducing loneliness in older adults. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 50, 22-26.

McIntosh, W. D., Locker, L., Jr., Briley, K., Ryan, R., & Scott, A. J. (2011). What do older adults seek in their potential romantic partners? Evidence from online personal ads. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 72, 67-82.

McMellon, C. A., & Schiffman, L. G. (2002). Cybersenior empowerment: How some older individuals are taking control of their lives. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 21, 157-175.

McMillan, S. J., Avery, E. J., & Macias, W. (2008). From have nots to watch dogs: Understanding Internet health communication behaviors of online senior citizens. Information, Communication & Society, 11, 675-697.

McMillan, S. J., & Macias, W. (2008). Strengthening the safety net for online seniors: Factors influencing differences in health information seeking among older Internet users. Journal of Health Communication, 13, 778-792.

McWilliams, S., & Barrett, A. E. (2013). Online dating in middle and later life: Gendered expectations and experiences. Journal of Family Issues, 35, 411-436.

Meischke, H., Eisenberg, M., Rowe, S., & Cagle, A. (2005). Do older adults use the Internet for information on heart attacks? Results from a survey of seniors in King County. Heart and Lung, 34, 3-12.

Mitzner, T. L., Boron, J. B., Fausset, C. B., Adams, A. E., Charness, N., Czaja, S. J., Dijkstra, K., Fisk, A. D., Rogers, W. A., & Sharit, J. (2010). Older adults talk technology: Technology usage and attitudes. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 1710-1721.

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Mukherjee, D. (2010). An exploratory study of older adults' engagement with virtual volunteerism. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28, 188-196.

Mukherjee, D. (2011). Participation of older adults in virtual volunteering: A qualitative analysis. Ageing International, 36, 253-266.


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Nahm, E. S., Barker, B., Resnick, B., Covington, B., Magaziner, J., & Brennan, P. F. (2010). Effects of a social cognitive theory-based hip fracture prevention web site for older adults. Computers Informatics Nursing, 28, 371-379.

Nahm, E. S., Preece, J., Resnick, B., & Mills, M. E. (2004). Usability of health Web sites for older adults: A preliminary study. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 22, 326-34.

Nahm, E. S., & Resnick, B. (2001). Homebound older adults' experiences with the Internet and e-mail. Computers in Nursing, 19, 257-263.

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