Beyond Terror and Denial: The Positive Psychology of Death Acceptance

  title={Beyond Terror and Denial: The Positive Psychology of Death Acceptance},
  author={Paul T. P. Wong and Adrian Tomer},
  journal={Death Studies},
  pages={106 - 99}
Death remains the biggest threat as well as the greatest challenge to humanity. It is the single universal event that affects all of us in ways more than we care to know (Greenberg, Koole, & Pyszczynski, 2004; Wass & Neimeyer, 1995; Yalom, 2008). Because of the unique human capacity of meaning-making and social construction, death has evolved into a very complex and dynamic system, involving biological, psychological, spiritual, societal, and cultural components (Kastenbaum, 2000). Whatever… 
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