Lauren Lindgren

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Topics :: Decisions

Assisted Suicide and Depression: A personal experience.

By Patricia Russo <br>My concern with the legalization of assisted suicide is the psychological impact on the rest of society. I am writing from my …

Life-Ending Clinic Now Euthanizing People With Chronic Depression

Some Oregon and Washington State Assisted Suicide Abuses and Complications

“We are not given the resources to investigate [assisted-suicide cases] and not only do we not have the resources to do it, but we do not have any …

Assisted Suicide

Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life

Doctors in Belgium have granted a medically depressed woman the right to end her own life.<p>The 24-year-old woman, named only as ‘Laura’, told doctors …

Right To Die

Assisted-suicide shouldn’t be for those in the fog of depression: DiManno | The Star

I was wrong. Descending into that dark place where hopelessness – and psychical fatigue, really, just so damn tired of misery – renders rational …

Chronic Depression and Assisted Suicide: Who deserves the right to die?

Are depressed people competent enough to make life or death decisions? How can we balance what’s in the best interest for the patient and still …

Depression

Oregon Doctor Pushes Depressed Patient Into Assisted Suicide

The Oregon death bureaucrats, the media, and the ideologues work together to put a false happy face on assisted suicide in Oregon. No flaws, we are …

Is Physician-Assisted Suicide Right for Severe Psychiatric Disorders?

Two summers ago, our family grabbed a bite to eat in downtown Annapolis and headed over to the Naval Academy for a parade — celebrating the end of …

Healthy woman who dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland was likely depressed - NRL News Today

By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition<p>Gill Pharoah<p>In September 2008, Lady Warnock, one of Britain’s leading moral …

Assisted Suicide

'Suicidal' woman wins right to end her life by assisted suicide despite being physically healthy

A 24-year-old healthy girl has won the right to end her life by assisted suicide because she claims to have had suicidal thoughts since childhood.<p>The …

Mental Health

Should Severely Depressed People Be Eligible for Physician-Assisted Suicide?

When should the state help someone die? That’s the question at the heart of the most recent episode of <i>VICE</i>, <i>Vice</i>’s mini-documentary series on HBO. …

The Dutch Debate Doctor-Assisted Suicide For Depression

In 2001 the Dutch legalized euthanasia. Their law, which went into effect in 2002, allowed doctors to end the lives of their patients in the context …

The country where death is now just a lifestyle choice: A mum with ringing ears. Babies whose parents don't want them to suffer. They've all been allowed to die by assisted suicide in Holland

No one would have predicted that such a devoted husband and family man would one day choose to die by a lethal injection administered by his own …

Some With Depression Able to Get Assisted Suicide

Although most terminally ill Oregonians who receive medical aid in dying under the state's assisted-suicide law do not have depressive disorders, …

Assisted Suicide