Journal of Near-Death Studies

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Journal of Near-Death Studies  
Former name(s) Anabiosis
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) J. Near Death Stud.
Discipline Near-death studies
Language English
Edited by Janice Holden
Publication details
Publisher International Association for Near-Death Studies
Publication history 1982-present
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0891-4494 (print)
1573-3661 (web)
LCCN 88648131
OCLC number 45254332

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering near-death studies that is published by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] The journal's founding editor-in-chief was Kenneth Ring.[6] Subsequent editors were Bruce Greyson and Janice Holden.


The journal was established in 1982 as Anabiosis and obtained its current title in 1987 with the start of volume 6.[7] From 1997-2003 the journal was published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, but this arrangement was discontinued upon completion of Volume 21.[8]

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  1. ^ Griffith, Linda J. Near-Death Experiences and Psychotherapy. Psychiatry (Edgmont). 2009 October; 6(10): 35–42.
  2. ^ Beck, Melinda. Seeking Proof in Near-Death Claims. The Wall Street Journal (Health Journal), October 25, 2010
  3. ^ Anderson, Jon. "Shedding light on life at death's door". Chicago Tribune, published online May 13, 2004
  4. ^ New York Times Staff. "Near-Death Experiences Illuminate Dying Itself". New York Times, October 28, 1986
  5. ^ Graves, Lee. "Altered States. Scientists analyze the near-death experience". The University of Virginia Magazine, Summer 2007 Feature
  6. ^ Author biography in Kenneth Ring and Evelyn Elsaesser Valarino, Lessons from the Light: What we can learn from the near-death experience, Needham, MA: Moment Point Press (1998). ISBN 978-0-306-45983-2
  7. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". Homepage. International Association for Near-Death Studies. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 
  8. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". SpringerLink. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 

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