Write a simple question or phrase, describing what you want to know more about, in natural English. The software will try to find answers in or database which fits your question. We will also save incoming questions, and use them to enhance our data base.
Examples of a good questions/problems (simple, short, concise, forthright, direct):
- My spirit swings between ups and downs.
- Why do addicted people lie about their disorder?
- My husband is more interested in his work than in me.
- How much exercise should I get?
- Please help, I harm myself, get scars all over.
- Why do I increase in weight, year after year?
- Are ADHD medicines dangerous?
- How can I find out if I weigh too much?
Example of a bad question (too long):
- My weight is 98 kilos (215 lb.) and it increases every year. I was able to keep my weight better when I lived in a more southerly part of Europe. Can the dreary winters in my new country be a cause of my problems to keep my weight down?
Fill in your question in the following way:
Write a short, simple question.
- Ensure that the question is short and specific.
- Check the spelling of your question
- Avoid abbreviations unless they are very common
Select type of question:
Ensure that you use the right query type.
The response from the computer will contain
- One or more answers = which the software believes will answer your question.
- Related answers = answers which do not directly answer your specific question, but might still be of interest for you.
- Check your spelling carefully;
- Reformulate the question in a simpler way, remove unnecessary words, add important words;
- check the answers against the title of the found answer;
- try keyword search;
- Use the Web4Healt full text search engine (click on "Search" in the menu at the top.
You did not find what you wanted? If you get a too long list of answers, this might be because you selected "keyword search" instead of "intelligent search".