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Assisted suicide in the United States

Assisted suicide is defined as suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a doctor. It applies outside of the medical context as well, assisting a suicidal individual achieve their own death by providing a weapon or other means. "Assisted suicide" has been used to describe medical aid in dying in the United States for terminally ill, mentally capable adults who self-administer medication to shorten their own dying process. The term is often used interchangeably with physician-assisted suicide (PAS), "physician-assisted dying", "physician-assisted death", "aid in dying", "death with dignity", "right to die", "compassionate death", "compassionate dying", "end-of-life choice", and "medical assistance at the end of life".

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