The Near-death Experience

@article{Roberts1988TheNE,
  title={The Near-death Experience},
  author={Glenn Roberts and J. G. Owen},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1988},
  volume={153},
  pages={607 - 617}
}
Since earliest times it has been known that people who are dying or have a near brush with death may report profound and unusual experiences. Interest in these phenomena was largely in the province of religion and parapsychology until 1975, when the medical philosopher Raymond Moody's collection of people's experiences was published. His book, Life After Life, initiated an explosion of popular interest and has since been translated into more than 30 languages. He labelled this complex cluster… 
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