Suicide, Assisted Suicide, and Euthanasia in the Terminally Ill (IN: Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine, ed. by H M Chochinov and W Breitbart)
Rosenfeld B~~Krivo S~~et al.
This chapter considers the arguments for & against legalization of physician-assisted suicide/euthanasia. Also, examined in this article are attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide/euthanasia in the general public as well as in clinical practice & reasons why patients seek hastened death. (31 refs)