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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If they answered 'yes', they were asked for more details, using a detailed questionnaire assessment tool called the Greyson Near-Death Experience Scale, which asks about 16 specific symptoms, reported a study discussed in the meeting of European Academy of Neurology.
Hannah Robinson paints a view of the near-death experience unlike the thousands of others currently on the market.
Do near-death experiences provide a rational basis for belief in life after death?
But others stood firmly by Alexander, who has previously spoken of his near-death experience on science TV programs and in a lengthy interview last year with Skeptico.com, a science and spirituality blog.
Incidence and correlates of near-death experiences in a cardiac care unit.
Near-death experiences, part 1: Recognizing a pleasurable near-death experience (90-minute online continuing education program for healthcare providers).
Near-death experiences are usually reduced to mere anecdotal evidence, but this book attempts to produce an objective account of these experiences within the UK hospital system.
At one point I looked up "near-death experiences" in the library.
His deep engagement with the Dreamtime springs from his early childdhood in Australia, where he survived a series of near-death experiences, and has deepened through his visionary encounters with his Celtic ancestors and an ancient Native American woman of power.
Her work touches on such matters as death, near-death experiences, and otherworldly apparitions.
He also thinks the evidence from near-death experiences seriously undermines the hypothesis of survival because, among other things, the medical condition of the subject affects seriously the nature of the experience.
Indeed, wondrous near-death experiences such as hers have been reported for centuries, and there's no doubt that they're real.