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ERIC Number: EJ383654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Case against Rational Suicide.
Richman, Joseph
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v18 n3 p285-89 Fall 1988
Author explains why he disagrees with concept of rational suicide, asserting that what some see as basis for rational suicide, he sees as basis for therapy. Discusses particular circumstances of the very old, disabled, and terminally ill. Contends that effective psychotherapy is possible with terminally ill. Concludes that, although he opposes suicide, he respects individual's genuine choice. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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