Before completing this discussion, be sure to review Chapter in your text and the Changing Families video. You may also want to read the recommended article, “Current Patterns of Parental Authority”. After examining the research in human development presented in your required resources, complete the following discussion:
Baumrind (1971) identified different styles of parenting. Examine a parenting style and define it according to the dimensions of responsiveness and acceptance. Discuss the outcomes of the parenting style you selected with respect to child and adult development. How are the outcomes of the parenting style you selected similar or different from those of another parenting style?
Your initial post must be at least 300 words
Before completing this discussion, be sure to review Chapter 13 in your text, the “Suicide Prevention” article and the Final Chapter video. After examining the research in human development presented in your required resources, complete the following discussion:
The number of deaths officially designated as suicide among young adults (15-24 years of age) has increased considerably (see the “Suicide Prevention” article). Interpret the available statistics and describe the influences of family, culture, and environment as it pertains to the data. Be sure to distinguish between suicide attempts and deaths attributed to suicide, and to report gender differences. Your initial post should address the following:
- Discuss whether the available statistics accurately represent the evidence (e.g., can these statistics underreport the actual rates?).
- Describe at least two potential causes of suicide among teens according to the scientific literature.
- Examine at least one feasible solution to the issue of suicide and discuss its effectiveness.