Year: 1985 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (18th: 1985: Toronto), p.86-88 SIEC No: 19851082

The author presents a model of self-destructive behavior in which the priniple of mutuality is predominant. Mutualizing ability is defined as what enables a person to balance his cooperative & competitive needs in an interpersonal encounter so as to benefit himself & others (p. 86).