OUT‐OF-THE‐BODY EXPERIENCES AND THE DENIAL OF DEATH

@article{Ehrenwald1974OUTOFTHEBODYEA,
  title={OUT‐OF-THE‐BODY EXPERIENCES AND THE DENIAL OF DEATH},
  author={J. Ehrenwald},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1974},
  volume={159},
  pages={227–233}
}
  • J. Ehrenwald
  • Published 1974
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
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