BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):86 (2014)

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This study tests how various kinds of trust impact attitudes toward euthanasia among the general public. The indication that trust might have an impact on euthanasia attitudes is based on the slippery slope argument, which asserts that allowing euthanasia might lead to abuses and involuntary deaths. Adopting this argument usually leads to less positive attitudes towards euthanasia. Tying in with this, it is assumed here that greater trust diminishes such slippery slope fears, and thereby increases euthanasia acceptance
Keywords Euthanasia  End-of-life-decisions  Public opinion  Slippery slope  Trust  Health care  European Values Study
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DOI 10.1186/1472-6939-15-86
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