Death Anxiety in a National Sample of United States Funeral Directors and its Relationship with Death Exposure, Age, and Sex

  title={Death Anxiety in a National Sample of United States Funeral Directors and its Relationship with Death Exposure, Age, and Sex},
  author={Laura K. Harrawood and Lyle J. White and John J. Benshoff},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  pages={129 - 146}
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the level of death anxiety among a national sample of United States funeral directors with varying levels of death exposure, age, and sex. Utilizing the Multidimensional Fear of Death Scale (MFODS), the results showed a significant, but weak negative relationship between levels of death anxiety and the participants' reported number of funerals attended per year. The correlation between death anxiety scores and the number of… 

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