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Professor of Nursing writes about Alzheimer’s & Euthanasia Debate

Negative attitudes towards Alzheimer ‘s disease are an undue influence on the euthanasia debate, claims an Australian bioethicist and Professor of Nursing at Deakin University.

Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone has examined the ‘ Alzheimerisation ‘ of the euthanasia debate in a new book, Alzheimer’ s disease, media representations and the politics of euthanasia: constructing risk and selling death in an aging society.

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