Year: 2002 Source: Connecticut Medicine, v.66, no.11, (November 2002), p.699-702 SIEC No: 20030459

This article provides a brief over-view of recent research on the practice of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in Connecticut. In addition, the article examines recent empirical evidence about the role of depression in patients’ end-of-life decisions, & synthesizes relevant literature on the relationship between PAS & palliative care in the context of recent experience in Oregon. (42 refs)