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Pensando familias

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MAGNANI, Rafaela Mazoroski  and  STAUDT, Ana Cristina Pontello. Parenting styles and suicide in adolescence: a reflection on the factors of protection. Pensando fam. [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.1, pp. 75-86. ISSN 1679-494X.

The World Health Organization warns of the growing number of young people who commit suicide - second cause of deaths in individuals between 15 and 29 in 2012. Considering the period of adolescence and the phase transformations it is essential to think of strategies coping suicide. Faced with this, it’s sought to understand the parental styles and how the relationships between parents and children are established in order to prevent this phenomenon. It was held narrative review with material collected in electronic database. As a result, it was observed positive responses in the development of children whose parents had parental styles with levels of demand and responsiveness, while parents neglectful parenting styles favor, the children, dependents and low self-esteem behaviors, facilitating the emergence of symptoms and suicidal behavior. It is suggested to carry out further research on this topic focused on the development of parenting skills to promote health levels in adolescents.

Keywords : Parenting styles; Suicide; Adolescence; Protective factors.

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