Euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with an intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder: an examination of nine relevant euthanasia cases in the Netherlands (2012-2016)

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne*, Leopold Curfs, Ilora Finlay, Sheila Hollins

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Original languageEnglish
Article number17
Number of pages21
JournalBMC Medical Ethics
Volume19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Mar 2018

Keywords

  • Euthanasia
  • Physician-assisted suicide
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Legislation
  • Decision-making capacity
  • Netherlands
  • MENTAL-CAPACITY
  • LEGISLATION
  • COMPETENCE
  • HEALTH
  • DEBATE
  • DEATH
  • LIFE

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