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Key Facts about Near-Death Experiences


  1. Greyson, B. (2000). Near-Death Experiences. In E. Cardeña, S. J. Lynn, & S. Krippner (Eds.), Varieties of anomalous experiences (pp. 315-352). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  2. Migliore,V. (2007). Statistical Summary of Near-Death Experience Reports. IANDS report.
  3. Moody, R. (1975). Life After Life. Mockingbird Books.
  4. Ring, K. (1980). Life At Death. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan.
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  6. Rommer, B. (2000). Blessing in disguise: Another side of the near-death experience. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications.
  7. Bush, N.E. (2006)."Distressing Near-Death Experiences,"  presentation at International Association for Near-Death Studies 2006 Annual Conference, University of Texas M.D.Anderson Cancer Center. 
  8. Lindley, J.H., Bryan, S., and Conley, B. (1981). Near-death experiences in a Pacific Northwest American Population: The Evergreen study. Anabiosis 1, 104-125.
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  13. Gallup, G., and Proctor,W. (1982). Adventures in Immortality: A Look Beyond the Threshold of Death. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
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  19. Kellehear, A. (2006). NDEs throughout History and across Cultures IANDS Conference Presentation: DVD. www. iands.org
  20. Sabom, M. B. (1998). Light and Death: One Doctor’s Fascinating Account of Near-Death Experiences. Grand Rapids, MI. Zondervan.
  21. van Lommel, Pim. (2001).
  22. Sharp, K.C. (1995). After the Light: What I Discovered on the Other Side of Life That Can Change Your World. Morrow, NY.
  23. Ring, K. (1999). Mindsight: Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences in the Blind. William James Center for Consciousness Studies.
  24. Ring, K. (1984). Heading toward Omega: In Search of the Meaning of the Near-Death Experience. William Morrow Books.
  25. Ring, K. (1980).
  26. Bush, N.E. (2006).
  27. Greyson, B. (1991). Near-Death Experiences Precipitated by Suicide Attempt: Lack of Influence of Psychopathology, Religion, and Expectations. Journal of Near-Death Studies. 9:3,
  28. Ring. K. (1980).
  29. Fenwick, P. http://www.near-death.com/experiences/suicide02.html
  30. Greyson, B. (2003). Incidence and Correlates of Near-Death Experiences in a Cardiac Care Unit. General Hospital Psychiatry. 25:269-276.
  31. Fenwick. P. (2004). Science and Spirituality: A Challenge for the 21st Century. The Bruce Greyson Lecture from the International Association for Near-Death Studies 2004 Annual Conference. http://www.iands.org/research/important_studies/ dr._peter_fenwick_m.d._science_and_spirituality.html
  32. Ring. K. (1980).
  33. Parnia, S., et al. (2001). A Qualitative and Quantitative Study of the Incidence, Features and Aetiology of Near-Death Experiences in Cardiac Arrest Survivors. Resuscitation, 48, 149-156.
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  35. Greyson, B. (2003).
  36. Blanke, O. et.al. (2002). Stimulating illusory own-body perceptions. Nature. 419, 269-270
  37. Holden, J. (2006). Out-of-Body Experiences: All in the Brain? Journal of Near-Death Studies. 25: 99-107.
  38. Jansen, Karl. (1997). Response to Commentaries on “The Ketamine Model of the Near-Death Experience.” Journal of Near-Death Studies. 16, 79-95.
  39. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-07/jhmi-hss070506.php
  40. Moody, R. (1988). The Light Beyond. New York, NY. Bantam Books.
  41. Sutherland, C. (1990). Changes in Religious Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices Following Near-Death Experiences: An Australian Study. Journal of Near-Death Studies. 9: 24.
  42. Ring. K. (1998). Lessons from the Light: What We Can Learn from the Near-Death Experience. Insight Books.
  43. Flynn, C. (1982). Meanings and Implications of NDEr Transformations: Some Preliminary Findings and Implications. Anabiosis: Journal of Near-Death Studies 2: 7
  44. Noyes, R. (1980). Attitude Changes Following Near-Death Experiences. Psychiatry, 43:234-242.
  45. Greyson, B. (1992) Reduced Death Threat in Near-Death Experiencers. Death Studies. 16: 533-46
  46. Musgrave, C. (1997). The Near-Death Experience: A Study of Spiritual Transformation. Journal of Near-Death Studies. 15: 187-201.
  47. Sutherland, C. (1990). Changes.
  48. Flynn, C. (1982).
  49. Musgrave, C. (1997).
  50. Greyson, B. (1981). Near-Death Experiences and Attempted Suicide. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 11, 10-16.
  51. Sutherland, C. (1990).
  52. Flynn, C. (1982).
  53. Bauer, M. (1985). Near-Death Experiences and Attitudinal Change. Anabiosis: Journal of Near-Death Studies. 5. 39-46.
  54. Ring, K. (1998).
  55. Musgrave, C. (1997).
  56. Sutherland, C. (1989). Psychic Phenomena Following Near-Death Experiences: An Australian Study. Journal of Near-Death Studies 8. 99.
  57. Greyson, B. (1983). Increase in Psychic Phenomena Following Near-Death Experiences. Theta. 11: 26-29.
  58. Ring, K. (1984).
  59. Migliore. V. (2007).
  60. Thomas, W.I. and Thomas, D.S. (1928). The Child in America. New York. NY.
  61. Christian, S.R. (2005). Marital satisfaction and stability following a near-death experience of one of the marital partners. University of North Texas Dissertation. Available at http://www.unt.edu/etd/all/ August2005/Open/christian_sandra_rozan/index.htm
  62. Christian, S.R. (2005).
  63. Noyes, R. (1980).
  64. Ring, K. (1984).
  65. Stout, Y. et. al. (2006) Six Major Challenges Faced by Near-Death Experiencers. Journal of Near-Death Studies 29. 49-62.
  66. Stout, Y. (2006).
  67. Hoffman, R. (1995). Disclosure Habits After Near-Death Experiences: Influences, Obstacles, and Listener Selection. Journal of Near-Death Studies 14.30.
  68. Pennebaker, J. W. et.al. (1988). Disclosure of Traumas and Immune Function: Health Implications for Psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 56. 239-245.

updated 7.24.07

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