ERIC Number: EJ480644
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Relationship of Death Education to the Anxiety, Fear, and Meaning Associated with Death.
Knight, Kim H.; Elfenbein, Morton H.
Death Studies, v17 n5 p411-25 1993
Compared death anxiety and fear of death levels expressed by 29 college students who had completed death and dying course with comparison group of 74 students. Found that those enrolled in thanatology class reported significantly higher death anxiety at end of semester. Results suggest different effect that thanatology course can have on individuals who purportedly share same experience. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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