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Towards a Definition of Death Anxiety

de Vocht, H. and Nyatanga, Brian (2006) Towards a Definition of Death Anxiety. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 12 (9). pp. 410-413. ISSN 1357-6321

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There is currently no consensus about what the notion of death anxiety means. This commentary explores the complexity of death anxiety, asserts the distinction between anxiety and fear,and attempts a definition that encompasses the many facets associated with the term.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: death anxiety, death, fear, anxiety
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2016 09:02
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:13

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