Depression and the desire to dieBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6961.1088 (Published 22 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1088
- R Morrison
- Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 8JB.
EDITOR, - Peter Madeley is right to point to the role of depressive disorders in people who express the desire to die.1 However, he is wrong to suggest that people expressing such a desire necessarily merit psychiatric examination. Those of whom I wrote in my Personal View …