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Making Sense of Near-Death Experiences : a Handbook for Clinicians.

Author: Mahendra Perera; Anthony Peake
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A near-death experience (NDE) is a phenomenon whereby powerful physical and emotional sensations and visions are experienced by someone who is either close to death or has been declared clinically dead. This is an accessible guide to the theory and evidence underlying the phenomenon of NDEs. With contributions from leading international experts in the field, it provides an overview of the research into NDEs, the  Read more...

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Perera, Mahendra.
Making Sense of Near-Death Experiences : A Handbook for Clinicians.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mahendra Perera; Anthony Peake
ISBN: 9780857003423 0857003429 9786613363879 6613363871 1283363879 9781283363877 9781849051491 1849051496
OCLC Number: 767502667
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages)
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 Near-Death Experiences: An Overview andEarly Studies; Chapter 2 A Critical Review of EpidemiologicalStudies of Near-Death Experiences, 2001-2010; Chapter 3 Phenomenology of Near-Death Experiences; Chapter 4 Dealing with Diversity: Cross-CulturalAspects of Near-Death Experiences; Chapter 5 Near-Death Experiences of Children; Chapter 6 Pathophysiological Aspects of Near-DeathExperiences; Chapter 7 Psychological Aspects of Near-DeathExperiences; Chapter 8 L ight and Near-Death Experiences. Chapter 9 Religious Significance of Near-DeathExperiencesChapter 10 Assessment and Management of Near-Death Experiences; Chapter 11 Prospecting in the Light: The Future ofNear-Death Experiences Research; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Interview Schedule; Appendix 2: Tape Rating Form; Appendix 3: Near-Death Experience Scale; Appendix 4: NDE Questionnaire; The Contributors; References; Subject Index; Author Index.


This accessible guide to near-death experience (NDE) provides an overview of the nature of the phenomenon and the theory and evidence underlying it. With contributions from eminent experts, it  Read more...


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*Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category of the 2012 BMA Medical Book Awards*'This book is particularly strong on cross-cultural comparisons. It can be warmly recommended.' -- Journal of the Read more...

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