Pages tagged "Research"
Academic Paper critical of Tasmanian euthanasia push released today
Oct 08, 2013
In February this year, the Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings and Nick McKim MP released a discussion paper on euthanasia seeking submissions and input from the community on a draft proposal for legislation they referred to as . Their intention to work towards this legislative change had been originally announced in mid-2010.'Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD)' Continue reading
Euthanasia requests in The Netherlands more than double in six years.
Sep 24, 2013
A recent brief report from Dutch News says that there were 4188 reported requests for euthanasia in 2012. This is more than double the number in 2006. Continue reading
Research article confirms - Belgian euthanasia law is significantly abused.
Sep 17, 2013
This summary of a recently published article in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry confirms consistent reports of abuse under the Belgian euthanasia law. Alex Schadenberg writes: Continue reading
Euthanasia requests in Belgium - rarely refused
Aug 28, 2013
looks at Belgium's record: Alex Schadenberg Continue reading
Assisted suicide deaths increase by 17% in one year in Washington State
Jul 26, 2013
From the blog of ;Dr Peter Saunders Continue reading
Emotional and Psychological Effects of Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia on Participating Physicians
May 27, 2013
This is an interesting article on the effect of euthanasia & assisted suicide upon participating doctors. It is a worthwhile addition to our concerns: Continue reading
Canadian study proves that the "suicide contagion" exists - more work needs to be done
May 24, 2013
This is an important commentary on a new study on the phenomenon of suicide contagion. Whilst it has long been thought that 'copycat syndrome' does exist, this study proves the point with some startling and sobering analysis. Continue reading
Suicide rate in Oregon continues to increase faster than the national average.
May 09, 2013
The bill before the NSW parliament is primarily about assisted suicide - euthanasia becomes a possibility if the patient is incapable of taking the potion themselves. Continue reading
Assisted Suicide Advocacy Raising Suicide Rates Nationwide
May 07, 2013
Comments from Wesley Smith on the new US suicide data: Continue reading
4,620% increase in Belgian euthanasia cases in ten years since legalisation
Apr 08, 2013
I have previously highlighted the rapid escalation of euthanasia and assisted suicide cases in the , Continue reading