ERIC Number: EJ634423
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Permitted Suicide: Model Roles for Mental Health Counseling.
Cohen, Elliot D.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v23 n4 p279-94 Oct 2001
In mental health practice, no explicit provisions have been made for existing law and codes of ethics to protect freedom and confidences of clients who rationally desire to end their lives. Makes a case for permitting suicide by providing an analysis of permitted suicide, the legal background for applying this concept, and ten model rules for permitting suicide. (Contains 61 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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