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Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría

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BALLESTEROS, Magnolia del Pilar et al. Suicide in Youth in the Light of Grounded Theory. rev.colomb.psiquiatr. [online]. 2010, vol.39, n.3, pp.522-543. ISSN 0034-7450.

Introduction: Suicide is among the three main causes of young people's death in the world and Colombia. That is why suicide has been considered here from the social representations theory. A qualitative and interpretative perspective took into account several phenomenon's' dimensions by means of the progressive significant axes construction. The main contribution of this study is a theoretical explanation of suicide meaning at levels such as cognitive, symbolic and practical that can be seen from young people's perspectives that may have had or not suicide tentative. Objective: This research aimed to make a theoretical reconstruction of suicide phenomenon based on SR theory with young students from Surcolombiana University of Neiva and National University of Bogotá. Methods: The study is a qualitative and interpretative one which used the methodological design of the Grounded Theory. Instruments used were: associations' net, focal groups, interviews in depth, fill in the blanks techniques, draws and graphic supports. Results: as results of this research is noteworthy that SR of youth about suicide got into groups according to psychic disturbance, existential drama and vital dilemma. Conclusion: This theoretical reconstruction shows how necessary a change is regarding young and adults relationships in Colombia. The change demands young people's rights to be respected so that they are able mainly to express their feelings. This way it would be possible to influence the future construction of such a group in a positive way.

Palavras-chave : Suicide; youth; students; universities; qualitative analysis.

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