Author | Laura B. Dunn, MD

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Mini Quiz: Physician-Assisted Suicide

March 28, 2018

In US states where physician-assisted suicide is now legal, what is required prior to a physician prescribing a lethal aid-in-dying drug?

From “Delete Your Account” to “Delete Yourself”: Legislated Suicide and the Role of Psychiatry

May 31, 2017

Physician-assisted suicide is now legal in several states. But none of the state statues mandates a mental health evaluation by a psychiatrist or psychologist before the writing of a lethal prescription by an attending physician.