VOLUNTARILY STOPPING EATING AND DRINKING (VSED)
Stopping Eating and Drinking, a Guide
Book by Boudewijn Chabot, MD PhD (2015)
Chabot packs a lot of information into this short book about voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED). It contains a few case studies as well as practical information for those considering VSED to end their lives. Though more of a how-to manual, it provides good fodder for discussion.
Available here: https://dignifieddying.com/dignified-dying/books/
Dying Wish: A Dying Doctor's Decision to Stop Eating and Drinking
Documentary film directed by Karen van Vuuren (2008, 29 minutes)
The filmmakers follow Michael Miller, an 88-year-old retired surgeon with cancer who chooses to voluntarily stop eating and drinking to hasten his death.
Rosemary Bowen’s Fast
Documentary family film by Mary Beth Bowen (2018, 16 minutes)
Several months after suffering a back injury, Rosemary Bowen, 94, decided that she was ready to die. She asked her daughter Mary Beth to make this video to show others that VSED can be a sensible end-of-life option.