Relationships of adolescents with suicidal behavior with social support networks

Émilen Vieira Simões, Adriane Maria Netto de Oliveira, Leandro Barbosa de Pinho, Stella Minasi de Oliveira, Luciano Garcia Lourenção, Francisca Lucélia Ribeiro de Farias
2022 Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem  
Objective: To identify the relationships of adolescents with suicidal behavior established with social support networks. Method: Qualitative study addressing ten adolescents with suicidal behavior cared for by a psychosocial care center attending children and adolescents located in southern Brazil. Semi-structured interviews were held in July 2020 via WhatsApp during the COVID-19 pandemic, and data were analyzed according to Minayo's thematic analysis. Results: Two categories emerged: Dynamics
more » ... f the relationships established in the family support network and Relationships established with the remaining social support network members, which revealed a weak social support network established with friends and at the school context. Final considerations: This study enabled identifying how relationships are established in the social support networks and how these reflected on the adolescents' development.
doi:10.1590/1983-1447.2022.20210033 pmid:35043877 fatcat:nddk2dj3drbtnnb63q6uyzojya