near-death experience

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near-death experience

(1) Lazarus phenomenon, see there.
(2) A popular term for coming close to dying.

near-death experience

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NDE

The perception held by certain individuals that they have glimpsed an afterlife when coming close to death.
See: out-of-body experience
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Lead researcher Dr Daniel Kondziella, said, "Our central finding is that we confirmed the association of near-death experiences with REM sleep intrusion.
Hannah Robinson's life journey - from her near-fatal accident, to her resulting near-death experience - took her on a spiritual quest to understand the deepest meaning of those events.
Near-Death Experiences in Other Patient Populations
"In fact, at near-death, many known electrical signatures of consciousness exceeded levels found in the waking state, suggesting that the brain is capable of well-organized electrical activity during the early stage of clinical death."
The 41-year-old's pioneering work helped with the making of Hereafter, the 2010 Clint Eastwood-directed Hollywood blockbuster about near-death experiences starring Matt Damon.
Approximately 20 percent of cardiac arrest survivors report having had a near-death experience during clinical death.
By one estimate, three percent of Americans - more than nine million - have undergone a near-death experience.
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The field of near-death studies: Past, present, and future.
This article provides a thorough, literature-based review of the impact of near-death experiences on children and adolescents in the areas of social and academic functioning in school.
Recovery from Bulimia Nervosa through Near-Death Experience: A Case Study.