The Ethics of Suicide and Suicide Prevention
Lester D~~Leenaars A A
This article represents an invited exchange between two leading suicidologists. Their presentations examine the relevance of issues such as morality, rationality, quality of life, the dynamics of the suicidal act, & the legitimacy of physician-assisted suicide. Special reference is given to the situation of the terminally ill. Contrasting perspectives facilitate deeper reconsideration of the ethics of suicide and suicide prevention.