ERIC Number: EJ571504
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Rational Suicide and the Crisis of Terminal Illness.
Lokhandwala, Tasneem M.; Westefeld, John S.
Journal of Personal & Interpersonal Loss, v3 n2 p143-59 Apr-Jun 1998
Whether or not suicide may be considered a rational choice for clients with terminal illness is controversial. Rational suicide and the literature and statistics pertaining to suicide and terminal illness are reviewed. Implications of accepting rational suicide as a treatment option, including moral and ethical issues, are addressed. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related articles, see CG 552 567-570.