Psychiatric Patients Requesting Euthanasia Are More Often Women: Study

February 19, 2020

(Dutch News) – Large-scale research into euthanasia requests made by psychiatric patients shows women are over-represented, Trouw reported on Tuesday. The figures were collated by the Euthanasia expertise centre at the request of the health ministry which wants to gain an insight into the growing number of psychiatric patients seeking assisted suicide, the paper said.