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GALLO ESTRADA, Julia; SALES GIRONA, Dolores; MUNAR MIR, Catalina  and  RODRIGUEZ CANCIO, María Concepción. Press disclosure Law Dependence. Index Enferm [online]. 2009, vol.18, n.3, pp.171-174. ISSN 1699-5988.

This study aims to analyze the contribution that the written press makes to the visibility of the possible improvements which might lead to the implementation of the Law Autonomy Promotion and care for people in a situation of dependency,for the elderly person and his family. Several authors note that the press is a good resource to publicize, promote health, create public opinion and influence in the conduct of the people. For this work, were checked five newspapers for 239 days to collect related news to the Law. The largest number of news found alludes to the portfolio of services and their cost. Stress the large number of texts that are more about political posturing than specific aspects of the law.

Keywords : Dependence; Mass media; Press; Elderly.

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