Harvest Moon phenomenon

Psychology The assertion that people tend to die on key dates in their lives
Social medicine A delay in death in a person or a transient dip in mortality in a population that occurs before a symbolically meaningful event or occasion
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Harvest Moon phenomenon

Social medicine An ↓ in mortality in a person or population that occurs before a symbolically meaningful event or occasion
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