I haven't read that book you mentioned but..
It really ****** me off that the government can tell you when you can die.. Its you living your life, if you want to end it, who are they to make you suffer??
My blood boils when I hear of people being told they have to...
Browse on the internet for Final Exit book, written by Derek Humphry.
It's about self-deliverance for who is in severe suffering.
He wrote an other book about related subject, called "Let me die before i wake" (this one i didn't read).
Later i will write more here about...