publication . Article . 2013

Etiología social del riesgo de suicidio en adolescentes y jóvenes lesbianas, gay y bisexuales: una revisión

Carlos Alejandro Pineda Roa;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Psicogente (issn: 0124-0137, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Simón Bolívar
Abstract
Abstract This review paper aims to support the thesis of the social origin of the various factors associated with suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in the adolescent and young adult LGB population. Presented and discussed are several studies that explain the increased risk of suicide in this population compared with studies in heterosexual adolescents and young adults. Several of these studies analyze the role of social factors such as educational background and family support, legal framework among others, psychoactive substance use, alcohol abuse, depression, anxiety, stress, age, disclosure of sexual orientation (coming out), ethnicity, impact of being d...
Subjects
free text keywords: Riesgo suicida, Factores sociales, Jóvenes y adolescentes LGB., Psychology, BF1-990
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