Suicide and adolescence. Covid versus a culture of hyper-connectivity

Author/s Rachele Martini, Nicoletta Giaquinta
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/1
Language Italian Pages 14 P. 121-134 File size 640 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2023-001011
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In as far as the topic of suicide is concerned and especially during adolescence, a series of somber considerations arise in each one of us that must consider the culture and historical period we are going through. In such context, it is necessary to reflect on adolescence as a developmental and social identity crisis that is exacerbated by the pandemic. It is difficult to determine if Covid-19 has contributed to the increase in suicide rates in adolescence, due to the absence of data and the taboo that still plagues the phenomenon. We can, however, speculate by analyzing adolescence development regarding the recent culture of hyper-connectivity.

Keywords: adolescence, suicide, Covid-19, low frustration tolerance, hyper- connectivity.

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Rachele Martini, Nicoletta Giaquinta, Suicidio e adolescenza. Tra Covid e cultura dell’iperconnessione in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2023, pp 121-134, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2023-001011