|Activities of daily living, 90 , 124–125|
|Adolescent suicide, 11 , 13 , 25 , 26–27|
|Advance directives, 106 ;|
|Advocates of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, 4 ;|
|psychological claims of, 126 ;|
|See also Advocates of physician-assisted suicide, examples of;|
|assisted-suicide movement |
|Advocates of physician-assisted suicide, examples of: |
|associated with underground assisted-suicide movement, 184–187 ;|
|excited by new frame of reference, 176–184 ;|
|traumatized by witnessing suffering, 173–176|
|ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), 87 , 142 , 158|
|Alzheimer’s disease, 102 , 110|
|American Medical Association, 39 , 172|
|American Psychiatric Association, 172|
|American Psychological Association, 172|
|Artificial feeding. See Feeding tubes |
|Ashcroft, Attorney General John, ruling on Oregon’s practice of physicianassisted suicide, 3 , 71|
|Asphyxiation,duringassistedsuicide, 85 , 86|
|Assessment. See Consultations;|
|Assisted-suicide movement: |
|effect of rhetoric upon sick person’s mood, 126 ;|
|view of suicide as rational, 2–3|
|asphyxiation during, 85 , 86 ;|
|psychological difficulties of, for family, 85–87 , 90 ;|
|psychological difficulties of, for patients, 30 , 90 . |
|See also Physician-assisted suicide |
|Baby boom generation, 100|
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Book title: Protecting Psychiatric Patients and Others from the Assisted-Suicide Movement:Insights and Strategies.
Contributors: Barbara A. Olevitch - Author.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: 199.
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