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Comunicar Journal 26: Communication for Health (Vol. 13 - 2006)

Communication and public health from adolescents’ point of view


José-María Coronado-Morón

José-María López-García


This paper presents a study about the young, the use they do of mass media and the relationship they keep with health. Among other contributions, it is to be highlighted that the voice of young people can be heard in this article which, with the use of methodological triangulation, offers a rich information about how adolescents contact the media and interpret its messages.


Communication, public health, adolescents, risk behaviour, cultural practices

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