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][7]

The journal's founding editor-in-chief was Kenneth Ring.[8] 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.[9] From 1997–2003 the journal was published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, but this arrangement was discontinued upon completion of volume 21.[10]

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  1. ^ Anderson, Jon (September 29, 1999). "Almost Blinded By The Light Near-death Experiences Share Common Thread". The Chicago Tribune. 
  2. ^ Anderson, Jon (May 13, 2004). "Shedding light on life at death's door". The Chicago Tribune. 
  3. ^ Graves, Lee (Summer 2007). "Altered States. Scientists analyze the near-death experience". The University of Virginia Magazine. 
  4. ^ Williams, Daniel (August 31, 2007). "At the Hour Of Our Death". Time. 
  5. ^ Griffith, Linda J. (October 2009). "Near-death experiences and psychotherapy". Psychiatry. 6 (10): 35–42. PMC 2790400Freely accessible. PMID 20011577. 
  6. ^ Beck, Melinda (October 25, 2010). "Seeking Proof in Near-Death Claims". The Wall Street Journal. 
  7. ^ Lichfield, Gideon (April 2015). "The Science of Near-Death Experiences. Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife". The Atlantic. 
  8. ^ Author biography in Ring, Kenneth; Elsaesser Valarino, Evelyn (1998). Lessons from the Light: What we can learn from the near-death experience. Needham, MA: Moment Point Press. ISBN 978-0-306-45983-2. 
  9. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". International Association for Near-Death Studies. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 
  10. ^ "Journal of Near-Death Studies". SpringerLink. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 

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