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Title Right to die versus sacredness of life / edited by Kalman J. Kaplan
Published Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Publishing Co., 2000
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Kalman J. Kaplan1
 Who Decides? The Connecting Thread of Euthanasia, Eugenics, and Doctor-Assisted Suicide / Kirk Cheyfitz5
 Hippocrates, Maimonides, and the Doctor's Responsibility / Kalman J. Kaplan, Matthew B. Schwartz17
 Gender, Pain, and Doctor Involvement: High School Student Attitudes toward Doctor-Assisted Suicide / Kalman J. Kaplan, Eve Bratman27
 Effect of the Doctor on College Students' Attitudes toward Physician-Assisted Suicide / Victor Wooddell, Kalman J. Kaplan43
 Doctor Assisted Suicide: An Analysis of Public Opinion of Michigan Adults / Flint Lachenmeier, Kalman J. Kaplan, Diana Caragacianu61
 Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: The Pharmacist's Perspective / Mark E. Schneiderhan89
 Potential Psychodynamic Factors in Physician-Assisted Suicide / Stephen H. Dinwiddie101
 Psychosocial versus Biomedical Risk Factors in Kevorkian's First Forty-Seven Physician-Assisted Deaths / Kalman J. Kaplan, Flint Lachenmeier, Martin Harrow, Jyll C. O'Dell, Oren Uziel, Uziel, Oren, Mark Schneiderhan, Kirk Cheyfitz109
 Gender and Physician-Assisted Suicide: An Analysis of the Kevorkian Cases, 1990-1997 / Silvia Sara Canetto, Janet D. Hollenshead165
 An Update on the Kevorkian-Reding 93 Physician-Assisted Deaths in Michigan: Is Kevorkian a Savior, Serial-Killer or Suicidal Martyr? / Kalman J. Kaplan, Jyll C. O'Dell, Ljubisa J. Dragovic, M. Catherine McKeon, Emily Bentley, Kaja L. Telmet209
 Dispensing Death, Desiring Death: An Exploration of Medical Roles and Patient Motivation during the Period of Legalized Euthanasia in Australia / Annette Street, David W. Kissane231
 "Dispensing Death, Desiring Death" by Annette Street and David Kissane: A Commentary / Philip Nitschke249
 Of Euphemisms and Euthanasia: The Language Games of the Nazi Doctors and Some Implications for the Modern Euthanasia Movement / C. Ben Mitchell255
 Kevorkian, Martha Wichorek and Us: A Personal Account / Kalman J. Kaplan, Mary Leonhardi267
 Michigan versus Kevorkian / Kalman J. Kaplan, M. Catherine McKeon271
 Physician, Hate Thyself: Comments on the Kevorkian Tapes / David Gutmann275
 Looking Death in the Eye: Another Challenge from Doctor Kevorkian / Robert Kastenbaum279
 Summary / Kalman J. Kaplan287


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Description 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Printed simultaneously as a special issue of OMEGA: journal of death and dying, Vol. 40, no. 1, 1999-2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Author Kaplan, Kalman J.
ISBN 089503218X (paperback)