Year: 2020 Source: Suicidology Online. (2020). 11(1), 16-18. SIEC No: 20200371

The American Association of Suicidology argued that physician aid-in-dying is not the same as suicide. In this essay, it is noted that suicidal acts by each method chosen for suicide have unique properties and different psychological correlates. Therefore, physician aid-in-dying and physician assisted suicide can be viewed as suicide by a unique method and, therefore, viewed as suicide.