Year: 1985 Source: Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, v.15, no.2, (Summer 1985), p.124-129 SIEC No: 19860087

letter to the editor: The author states that there are 4 entities–people, activities, belief system, & self-knowledge–that can be used to reduce an individual’s psychological pain & feelings of hopelessness. Harmony among these proective factors can enable the individual to face crises without resorting to self-destruction. (NBB)