A Right to Die? Ethical Dilemmas of Euthanasia

DIANNE E. ALBRIGHT, RICHARD J. HAZLER

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Abstract

Euthanasia is considered an important social issue of the 1990s. Mental health professionals should understand the differences between voluntary, involuntary, passive, and active euthanasia; mercy killing, and assisted suicide. This article encourages counselors to ethically formulate client‐supportive positions to help clients face life‐and‐death decisions. 1995 American Counseling Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-189
Number of pages13
JournalCounseling and Values
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Religious studies

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