Euthanasia

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Voluntary euthanasia
When a person who is suffering with a painful and incurable illness asks a doctor to end their life.
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Assisted suicide
When a person who is suffering from a painful and incurable illness ends their own life, with the assistance of a doctor.
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Involuntary euthanasia
When someone else (eg. doctor or family member) decides that it would be in the person's best interests to end their life.
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Non - voluntary euthanasia
When someone decides to end a person's life when they cannot make the decision for themselves (eg. in a coma, baby).
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When a person who is suffering from a painful and incurable illness ends their own life, with the assistance of a doctor.

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Assisted suicide

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When someone else (eg. doctor or family member) decides that it would be in the person's best interests to end their life.

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When someone decides to end a person's life when they cannot make the decision for themselves (eg. in a coma, baby).

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