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47-year-old Canadian with lifelong battle with anorexia seeks ‘euthanasia’


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Canadian citizen Lisa Powley has confirmed that she is asking her country’s authorities to change legislation to allow her to be euthanized as a result of her suffering from anorexia for about 40 years since the age of eight.

In a statement to Reuters, Pauli, 47, said she’s tried and gone through everything in her life and said, “I feel like I’ve lived my life.”

It should be noted that Pauli underwent high-quality treatment, the doctors tried various methods of treatment, but they all did not work.

It is noteworthy that since 2016, euthanasia for terminally ill patients has been legally allowed in Canada, and euthanasia for people who are in terminal and not hopeless cases of the disease has been legally allowed since 2021.

Also in March 2024, it is planned to amend the legislation so that people with mental illness can choose “euthanasia”, that is, with medical assistance.

Earlier in Canada, it was allowed to euthanize a sick man because of his poverty, but he soon changed his mind about this death.

Notably, “eating disorder” is a range of behavioral syndromes associated with eating disorders and varies between anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia nervosa, atypical bulimia nervosa, selective restriction disorder, psychological binge eating, psychological vomiting, and swallowing disorder. Psychogenic and others.

Source: Reuters.

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