Euthanasia in Mental Illness

Four part article on mental illness in euthanasia / medical assistance in dying by Dr. Hurwitz. Published in Journal of Ethics in Mental Health (JEMH), Volume 10 2018:

Part I: The Case of EF


Part II: Sadness & Suicidality: Why Mentally Ill Patients Request Euthanasia

(Note: For more on the concept of the "tristolytic effect", see Hypoactivity in the Paraterminal Gyrus Following Bilateral Anterior Capsulotomy.)


Part III: Capacity to Consent


Part IV: Medical Ethics - Autonomy vs. Beneficence and Non-Malfeasance