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Comment & Response
November 22/29, 2016

Euthanasia or Assisted Suicide in Patients With Psychiatric Illness

Author Affiliations
  • 1Institute of Biomedical Ethics and Medical History, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
JAMA. 2016;316(20):2153-2154. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16283

To the Editor Drs Olié and Courtet1 commented on the report by Dr Kim and colleagues2 on euthanasia or assisted suicide (EAS) of psychiatric patients in the Netherlands, highlighting the challenges surrounding the legalization of EAS in patients with a psychiatric illness.

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