Attitudes of college students about physician-assisted suicide: the influence of life experiences, religiosity, and belief in autonomy.

@article{Weiss1996AttitudesOC,
  title={Attitudes of college students about physician-assisted suicide: the influence of life experiences, religiosity, and belief in autonomy.},
  author={Gregory L. Weiss},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={587-99}
}
This study describes attitudes of college students about physician-assisted suicide, analyzes key factors that predict attitudes on this issue, and compares these attitudes with those regarding other forms of end-of-life actions. Data were collected via personal interviews with 200 randomly selected students at a 4-year college. A majority of respondents believe that a physician should be able to assist in the suicide of a terminally ill person who requests help, though larger percentages… CONTINUE READING