Wanting to Die at ‘Five to Midnight’–Before Dementia Takes Over

January 30, 2019

(BBC) – It’s not unusual for Dutch patients with dementia to request euthanasia, but in the later stages of the disease they may be incapable of reconfirming their consent – one doctor is currently facing prosecution in such a case. But fear of being refused is pushing some to ask to die earlier than they would have liked.

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