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Using Mechanical Turk to recruit participants for internet intervention research: experience from recruitment for four trials targeting hazardous alcohol consumption

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:156

Received: 13 August 2017

Accepted: 22 November 2017

Published: 1 December 2017

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Original Submission
13 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Leif Boss
2 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mattijs Blankers
15 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - John Cunningham
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0440-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada