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'We are (not) the master of our body': elderly Jewish women's attitudes towards euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Authors
  • Baeke, Goedele
  • Wils, Jean-Pierre
  • Broeckaert, Bert
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ethnicity & health
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2011
Volume
16
Issue
3
Pages
259–278
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2011.573538
PMID: 21660785
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our study reveals an interplay between ethical attitudes on euthanasia and religious convictions. The image one has of a transcendental reality, or of God, has a stronger effect on one's (dis)approval of euthanasia than being (ir)religious.

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