Pedophile’s Child Rape Victim Given Suicide Drugs By Doctors
Doctors give lethal injection after failing to treat trauma
By: Jay Greenberg |@NeonNettle on 17th June 2017 @ 12.49am
The victim of a pedophile was given lethal injection after doctors failed to treat her trauma
A victim of child sex abuse, who suffered severe anorexia, chronic depression, and hallucinations as a result of her ordeal, was given a lethal injection by doctors who declared that her post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions were incurable.
The woman, who was in her 20s, suffered sexual abuse at the age of 5 to 15 years old and chose to end her life under Dutch euthanasia laws because she couldn’t live with her mental suffering after doctors told her that treatment was hopeless. She was allowed to undergo euthanasia via lethal injection despite doctors noting a considerable improvement in her condition 2 years ago following “intensive therapy”.
Treatment was abandoned last year after independent consultants were called in and said the case was hopeless. Doctors in the Netherlands also agree that demands for death from a psychiatric patient may be no more than a cry for help.
According to the report, the patient was “totally competent” and there was ‘no major depression or other mood disorder which affected her thinking’. A final GP’s report approved the “termination of life” order and the woman was killed by an injection of lethal drugs, the report said.
Nikki Kenward, from disability rights group Distant Voices, said:
It is both horrifying and worrying that mental health professionals could regard euthanasia in any form as an answer to the complex and deep wounds that result from sexual abuse.
According to the Daily Mail, the woman, who has not been named, began to suffer from mental disorders 15 years ago following sexual abuse, according to the papers released by the Dutch Euthanasia Commission. The timescale means she was abused between the ages of five and 15.
News of her death angered anti-euthanasia and disability campaigners in everywhere.
- One Labour MP said it meant sex abuse victims were now being punished with death.
- One British politician said it meant sex abuse victims were now being punished with death, saying:
“It almost sends the message that if you are the victim of abuse, and as a result, you get a mental illness, you are punished by being killed, that the punishment for the crime of being a victim is death.”
“It serves to reinforce why any move toward legalizing assisted suicide, or assisted dying, is so dangerous.”
The papers said that the woman had post-traumatic stress disorder that was resistant to treatment. Her condition included severe anorexia, chronic depression, and suicidal mood swings, tendencies to self-harm, hallucinations, obsessions, and compulsions. She also had physical difficulties and was almost entirely bedridden.
Her psychiatrist said, “there was no prospect or hope for her. The patient experienced her suffering as unbearable”.
However, the papers also disclosed that two years before her death the woman’s doctors called for a second opinion, and on the advice of the new doctors she had an intensive course of trauma therapy. “This treatment was temporarily partially successful,” the documents said. Treatment was abandoned last year after independent consultants were called in and said the case was hopeless.
The consultants also said that despite her “intolerable” physical and mental suffering, chronic depression and mood swings, she was entirely competent to make the decision to take her own life.