Abandoning hope: Euthanasia for mental disorders.

Posted July 24, 2019 2:42 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Abandoning hope: Euthanasia for mental disorders.

This article was published by the Australian Care Alliance on July 24, 2019.Guidelines issued for assessing and executing requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide from people with mental disorders, including addictions such as alcoholism, by the Netherlands Federation of Medical Specialists and the National Council of the Order of Physicians of Belgium essentially authorise doctors to agree with a patient that abandoning all hope – as if they were at the gates of hell in Dante’s Divine Comedy – is the only proper response to their mental illness or addiction.This plaque could appropriately be put on the office door of

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