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Euthanasia and mental retardation: Suggesting the unthinkable

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This paper provides historical background to euthanasia of people with disabilities, covering the eugenics movement, the state program adopted by Nazi Germany and fears about current practices today. It should be read in conjunction with File numbers 10346, 10347 and 10348. Keyword: Ethics

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Author
Hollander, Russell
Source
Mental Retardation Volume 27 Number 2
Publisher
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Publication Date
1 April 1989
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Ethics
Origin
United States

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