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Hendin, Herbert – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1995
A study illustrates how legal sanction promotes a culture that transforms suicide into assisted suicide and encourages choosing death when faced with serious illness. The question of extending legal euthanasia to those not physically ill complicates the issue. Also, doctors may feel they can end a terminally-ill patient's life without consent.…
Descriptors: Civil Law, Euthanasia, Grief, Higher Education