Year: 1986 Source: Hastings Center Report, v.16, (April 1986), p.24-25 SIEC No: 20030018

This article is a follow-up to the article “When Suicide Prevention Becomes Brutality: the Case of Elizabeth Bouvia” also by G J Annas (SIEC #1985-0154), which reported on the case of Elizabeth Bouvia, a cerebral palsy victim who was force fed after attempting to starve herself during hospitalization. This article updates the case, discussing Bouvia’s continuing struggle with receiving undesired treatment.