ERIC Number: EJ308874
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Children's Concept of Death: A Review of Three Components of a Death Concept.
Speece, Mark W.; Brent, Sandor B.
Child Development, v55 n5 p1671-86 Oct 1984
Finds that, between five and seven years of age, the majority of healthy children in modern urban-industrial societies achieve an understanding of the irreversibility, nonfunctionality, and universality of death. Suggests reasons for ambiguous findings concerning the relationship between the acquisition of the concept of death and developmental status. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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