Report: Depressed, but otherwise healthy, 24-year-old granted right to die
BRUSSELS -- A severely depressed but otherwise healthy woman has qualified for euthanasia under Belgian law, even though she is not terminally ill, Newsweek.com reports. Newsweek reports that the woman, simply known as Laura, qualifies to receive a lethal injection. She has been the patient of a psychiatric institution since the age of 21, and has already tried to take her life on several occasions.