Martijn Hagens

Martijn Hagens
Amsterdam UMC location Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam · Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute (APH) | Department of Public and Occupational Health

MSc

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5 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
February 2012 - December 2016
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Position
  • Researcher
August 2005 - March 2007
University of Amsterdam
Position
  • Trainer
Description
  • Personal Communication and Professional Interviewing Skills
Education
September 2002 - August 2007
University of Amsterdam
Field of study
  • Developmental and Social Psychology

Publications

Publications (9)
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In the Netherlands, people who wish to intentionally end their own life can request for physician assistance in dying (PAD). Having a classifiable medical condition is a prerequisite to receive PAD. Some people, either in the presence or absence of medical condition, choose to end life without assistance from a physician. This study estimates the f...
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This study describes the characteristics of—and the counseling received by—counselees who passed away through self-ingesting self-collected lethal medication after receiving demedicalised assistance in suicide. We analyzed registration forms filled in by counselors working with Foundation De Einder about 273 counselees who passed away from 2011 to...
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Background In the Netherlands, Foundation De Einder offers counselling to people who wish to be able to self-determine the timing and manner of their end of life. Aim This study explores the experiences with counselling that counselees receive(d) from counsellors facilitated by Foundation De Einder. Methods Open coding and inductive analysis of i...
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Background In the Netherlands, people can receive (limited) demedicalised assistance in suicide (DAS)—an option less well known than physician-assisted dying (PAD). Aim This study explores which trajectories people take to seek DAS, through open-coding and inductive analysis of in-depth interviews with 17 people who receive(d) DAS from counsellors...
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Purpose: Little is known about the role family physicians play when a patient deliberately hastens death by voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED). The purpose of this study was to gain more insight for family physicians when confronted with patients who wish to hasten death by VSED. We aimed to describe physicians' involvement in VSED, t...
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Purpose: Little is known about the role family physicians play when a patient deliberately hastens death by voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED). The purpose of this study was to gain more insight for family physicians when confronted with patients who wish to hasten death by VSED. We aimed to describe physicians' involvement in VSED, t...
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Background: In the Netherlands, people with a wish to die can request physician assistance in dying. However, almost two thirds of the explicit requests do not result in physician assistance in dying. Some people with a wish to end life seek counselling outside the medical context to end their own life. The aim of this cross-sectional research was...
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PaTz (an acronym for 'PAlliatieve Thuis Zorg'; palliative care at home) is an intervention to improve palliative care provision and strengthen the generalist knowledge of palliative care. In PaTz general practitioners and district nurses meet on a regular basis to identify patients with palliative care needs and to discuss care for these patients....

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The project focusses on people who have ended their lives themselves, and who have received (demedicalised) assistance in preparing their own death outside the Dutch medical practice of physician assisted dying, with a specific focus on which people seek this assistance and why, and who passes away in which manner.