Issues on Assisted Suicide


Assisted Suicide Issues

By Aaron Kheriaty November 20, 2015

Aaron Kheriaty is an associate professor of psychiatry and director of the medical ethics program at the University of California at Irvine School of Medicine. This piece is adapted from a longer commentary that appeared in the Southern Medical Journal in October.

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