Examines the facts, arguments, and research about the assisted-suicide movement, with one over-riding concern--the threat to psychiatric patients. The book offers mental health professionals the insights and encouragement to take on the task of protecting patients from this movement.This is an emotional preoccupation of theirs, but, like any emotional preoccupation, it can be a distraction from the actual pros and cons of the issue at hand. ... have to bear in mind that the person we are talking to may have already been exposed to these kinds of intimidating arguments. ... He may believe the claim that physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia are already going on and that they havena#39;tanbsp;...
|Title||:||Protecting Psychiatric Patients and Others from the Assisted-suicide Movement|
|Author||:||Barbara A. Olevitch|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01|