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Big rise in Dutch euthanasia deaths

Michael Cook | 08 October 2012

Just-released statistics for Dutch euthanasia in 2011 show that the number of psychiatric patients who died has skyrocketed from 2 in 2010 to 13 last year. Euthanasia for people with dementia also rose substantially, to 49.


 
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