Tag: physician assisted suicide

Tag: physician assisted suicide

Chronic Depression and Assisted Suicide
April 21, 2023 Medical Decisions and the Human Lifespan Ariel Sykes

Chronic Depression and Assisted Suicide: Who Deserves the Right to Die? By Alexa Kolakoski Table of Contents Introduction Factual Background Treatments Issues Surrounding Treatments Depression and Suicide Societal Perceptions: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Belgium and the United States Fairness Personal Accounts Autonomy Beneficence, Nonmaleficence, and Compassion Conclusion Introduction “Death with dignity” is such a catch-phrase

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Psychiatric Illnesses and Euthanasia
May 5, 2022 Global Bioethics Maddie Popolow

The Capacity to Choose: The Ethics of Euthanasia for Those With Psychiatric Illnesses By Madeline Popolow Summary: Euthanasia is typically viewed as a controversial practice, even more so as it has been legalized for those with psychiatric illnesses in five countries. Canada has been the most recent country to pass a law that allows euthanasia

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