The Effects of Death Education on Death Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis

  title={The Effects of Death Education on Death Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={C. Maglio and Sharon E. Robinson},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  pages={319 - 335}
  • C. MaglioS. Robinson
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Psychology, Education
  • OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying
This study used meta-analytic procedures to examine sixty-two outcome research investigations of the effects of death education on death anxiety. An overall mean effect size of .287 suggests that participants who completed death education interventions reported higher death anxiety than did members of no-treatment control conditions. Didactic death education interventions were found to produce significantly greater increases in death anxiety than experiential interventions. Contrary to earlier… 

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