Year: 1981 Source: New York: Academic Press Inc., 1981. pp.175-190 SIEC No: 19900681

This paper examines whether there is a degree of commonalityof determination of suicide & other self-damaging behavior. Also outlines ways in which sociobiological theory & research may contribute to an understanding of these topics. Discusses alcohol & drug abuse, risk taking & other self-damagingbehavior patterns.