Stereotypes Associated With Age-related Conditions and Assistive Device Use in Canadian Media.

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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Newspapers are an important source of information. The discourses within the media can influence public attitudes and support or discourage stereotypical portrayals of older individuals. This study critically examined discourses within a Canadian newspaper in terms of stereotypical depictions of age-related health conditions and… (More)

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@article{Fraser2016StereotypesAW, title={Stereotypes Associated With Age-related Conditions and Assistive Device Use in Canadian Media.}, author={Sarah Anne Fraser and Virginia Kenyon and Martine Lagac{\'e} and Walter Wittich and Kenneth Edmund Southall}, journal={The Gerontologist}, year={2016}, volume={56 6}, pages={1023-1032} }