Assessment of decision-making capacity in patients requesting assisted suicide

Shaw, David and Trachsel, Manuel and Elger, Bernice S.. (2018) Assessment of decision-making capacity in patients requesting assisted suicide. British journal of psychiatry, 213 (1). pp. 393-395.

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In this editorial, we argue that current attitudes toward terminally ill patients are generally too paternalistic, and that it is wrong to assume that patients suffering from mental health issues (including depression) cannot consent to assisted suicide.
Faculties and Departments:08 Cross-disciplinary Subjects > Ethik > Institut für Bio- und Medizinethik > Bio- und Medizinethik (Elger)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Ethik in der Medizin > Bio- und Medizinethik (Elger)
UniBasel Contributors:Shaw, David and Elger, Bernice Simone
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Last Modified:15 Jan 2019 13:28
Deposited On:10 Dec 2018 17:20

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