Non-physician-assisted suicide in The Netherlands: a cross-sectional survey among the general public.


CONTEXT In The Netherlands, approximately 45% of patients' requests for euthanasia are granted by a physician. After a rejected request, some patients approach non-physicians and ask them for assistance in suicide. Recently, a non-physician who assisted his mother's suicide was declared guilty without punishment. AIM The aim of the current study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101736


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