Year: 2002 Source: Health Education and Behavior, v.29, no.1, (February 2004), p.14-29 SIEC No: 20050250

This case study explores the use of participatory action research (PAR) by & with a community of people with disabilities in addressing a polarizing issue in that community: death with dignity or physician-assisted suicide legislation. Following a brief review of the debate about this issue within the community & the goals, methods, & findings of this project, the authors examine 4 key ethical challenges. The implications of these issues for health educators & others engaged in community-based PAR efforts are presented. (39 refs)