A new study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry has presented an alarming picture of physician evaluation of euthanasia requests in the Netherlands.
"Complete life" is not sufficient reason, says the Schnabel report
Youth outreach is an important part of the program
Canada's High Court has authorised provincial courts to arbitrate on requests for euthanasia.
Is autism grounds for a lethal injection?
The number of euthanasia cases in Belgium exceeded two thousand in 2015.
Critics suspect that it is a disguised form of euthanasia
Legalisation in California has put it on the agenda everywhere.
But not without legal complications
... if there is an advance directive.
Canada could soon have the world's most liberal euthanasia laws
Doctors and ethicists protest "death as therapy".
Right-to-die groups are promoting a "peaceful pill"
They fail to meet minimum requirements
Doctors are being told to lie about the cause of death
Patients sometimes refuse morphine, fearing that doctors will kill them.
The debate over legalising euthanasia has flared up again in Australia, with both opponents and advocates making spirited contributions.
Do ethical guidelines for suicide apply to activists' campaigns?
Bioethicist Bonnie Steinbock suggests assisted death for psychiatric cases is the logical consequence of current euthanasia legislation.
Trial of Nicolas Bonnemaison sparks controversy
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