Suicide prevention or aid to suicide?
NOTE: The original article was published in French in the Huffintgon Post on February 8, 2017 (read original article here >>). A 41-year-...
UNITED STATES: American Psychiatric Association takes historic stand on assisted suicide and euthanasia:
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has taken a formal stance against euthanasia saying, “…a psychiatrist should not prescribe or administe...
UNITED STATES (WASHINGTON D.C.): Washington D.C. Mayor Signs Bill Legalizing Assisted Suicide, Will Target Blacks and Lead to Abuses:
D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser signed an assisted suicide bill into law despite strong opposition from the black community, disability rights advocates, med...
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End-of-life is a precious moment, for us and for the person leaving us. It is our responsibility to make it a privileged moment, to make ourselves available, to look at our loved ones under a new light, and to see them as they truly are. End-of-life is a period where we simplify and show the essential of what we want to leave to our loved ones.–Dr. Patrick Vinay
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Killing isn't caring
Dr. Balfour Mount tells us that "intentionally causing a patient's death has never been accepted as a medical act since the days of Hippocrates, 2,400 years ago."
- #EUTHANASIA: "Too difficult and too traumatizing physiologically".
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- PREVENTION OR AID TO SUICIDE? A question arises: in the long term, will aid in suicide replace suicide prevention? https://t.co/IxyDqD6Pk2
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- PRÉVENTION OU AIDE AU SUICIDE? À long terme, est-ce que l'aide au suicide remplacera la prévention du suicide? https://t.co/G26loEwzJP
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