Title

Rational Suicide and Predictive Genetic Testing

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1999

Publication Title

Journal of Clinical Ethics

Keywords

genetic testing, suicide, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease

Abstract

In this article, I argue that suicide is one rational response to the knowledge that one will have Huntington's disease or Alzheimer's disease, and that the appropriateness of this choice needs to be part of deliberations on the development and use of genetic tests for these diseases.

Volume

10

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