Can Suicide on Grounds of old age be Ethically Justified? (IN: The Life-threatened Elderly, ed. by M Tallmer et al)
Moody H R
This paper states that issues of suicide & old age are more relevant today due to increased life expectancy & cultural change. Debates the ethics & rationality of suicide by presenting various arguements. Concludes that gerentology & thanatology alike need to find sources of meaning for those in the last stages of life.