Death anxiety: an analysis of an evolving concept.


This article identifies defining attributes, antecedents, and consequences of the concept of death anxiety using Rodgers (2000) evolutionary method of concept analysis. The literature on death anxiety was systematically reviewed for the years 1980-2007. Articles were summarized and coded. Inductive data analyses resulted in defining attributes (emotion… (More)


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@article{Lehto2009DeathAA, title={Death anxiety: an analysis of an evolving concept.}, author={Rebecca Helen Lehto and Karen F Stein}, journal={Research and theory for nursing practice}, year={2009}, volume={23 1}, pages={23-41} }