Medical ethics

woman attempting suicide from edge of 15 story building
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Suicide show? Woman slits wrist, tries to jump off building’s terrace

Why do we see a successful suicide as a victim, but an unsuccessful one as a pretender? Do we demand that a suicidal person die to prove that they want to die?

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Some thoughts on Suicide

Been reading a lot of news about people committing suicide. Suicides in general seem to be increasing. A few weeks ago, a friend spoke of a patient of his who had been suicidal, and I realized that this blog has very little on the subject in spite of me having thought about it a lot. […]

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