Congruence Between Near-Death and Mystical Experience

@article{Greyson2014CongruenceBN,
  title={Congruence Between Near-Death and Mystical Experience},
  author={B. Greyson},
  journal={The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={298 - 310}
}
  • B. Greyson
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion
Near-death experiences, altered states during a brush with death, may include mystical features like a sense of sacredness and divine union, timelessness/spacelessness, positive mood, noetic quality, and ineffability. We quantified mystical elements in near-death experience by comparing responses on the Mysticism Scale of 292 near-death experiencers and 34 persons who had come close to death without near-death experiences. Two thirds of near-death experiencers reported mystical experiences… Expand
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