The transcendent experience: conceptual, theoretical, and epidemiologic perspectives.

@article{Levin2005TheTE,
  title={The transcendent experience: conceptual, theoretical, and epidemiologic perspectives.},
  author={Jeff Levin and Lea Steele},
  journal={Explore},
  year={2005},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          89-101
        }
}
This paper provides a conceptual, theoretical, and empirical overview of the concept of the transcendent experience. The principal goal is to formalize a scientific field around the study of dimensions, determinants, and health outcomes of transcendence. This is accomplished through posing several fundamental questions and then answering them as concisely as possible in light of current theory and existing empirical research. These include the following: "What is the transcendent experience… Expand

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