Culture and the Near-Death Experience: Comments on Keith Augustine's "Pychophysiological and cultural correlates undermining a survivalist interpretation of near-death experiences"

Allan Kellehear*

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This paper is a sociological commentary on the leading paper by Keith Augustine. It discusses the relationship between social expectations and culture as well as extending the discussion about the possibility that near-death experiences may not be a singular entity. I suggest there are sound grounds for developing a typology of experiences that have different and or overlapping causes and phenomenology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-153
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Near-Death Studies
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes

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