Journal of Near-Death Studies

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Journal of Near-Death Studies  
Former names
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Near Death Stud.
Discipline Near-death studies
Language English
Edited by Janice Holden
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0891-4494 (print)
1573-3661 (web)
LCCN 88648131
OCLC no. 45254332

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published by the International Association for Near-Death Studies.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

The journal's founding editor-in-chief was Kenneth Ring.[7] 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.[8] From 1997–2003 the journal was published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, but this arrangement was discontinued upon completion of Volume 21.[9]

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  1. ^ Anderson, Jon. "Almost Blinded By The Light Near-death Experiences Share Common Thread". The Chicago Tribune, September 29, 1999
  2. ^ Anderson, Jon. "Shedding light on life at death's door". The Chicago Tribune, published online May 13, 2004
  3. ^ Graves, Lee. "Altered States. Scientists analyze the near-death experience". The University of Virginia Magazine, Summer 2007 Feature
  4. ^ Williams, Daniel. "At the Hour Of Our Death". TIME Magazine. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007
  5. ^ Griffith, Linda J. Near-Death Experiences and Psychotherapy. Psychiatry (Edgmont). 2009 October; 6(10): 35–42.
  6. ^ Beck, Melinda. Seeking Proof in Near-Death Claims. The Wall Street Journal (Health Journal), October 25, 2010
  7. ^ 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
  8. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". Homepage. International Association for Near-Death Studies. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 
  9. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". SpringerLink. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 

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