ERIC Number: EJ339821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Significance of Nico Speijer's Suicide: How and When Should Suicide Be Prevented?
Diekstra, Rene F. W.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v16 n1 p13-15 Spr 1986
Recounts the suicide of Nico Speijer, the "grand old man" of suicidology in the Netherlands. Contends that his case is related to ethical issues in suicide prevention. Offers a set of criteria by which to decide when suicide should not necessarily be prevented, nor its helpers punished by law. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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