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Results Dutch studies into wishes of older people to die

A group of well known Dutch researchers, headed by Mette L Rurup from VUmc Amsterdam, has recently published the results of their Qualitative Interview Study “Understanding why older people develop a wish to die”. In a second article they reported on a Quantitative Study of prevalence and associated factors of “Wishes to die in older people”.

Both publications appeared as Research Trends in Crisis 2011: vol.32(4); pages 194-203 and 204 – 216