Thanatology

The study of the theory, philosophy, and doctrine of death.
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2015
Review
2015
Virtual anthropology consists of the introduction of modern slice imaging to biological and forensic anthropology. Thanks to this… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
pdf online The Zong A Massacre The Law And The End Of Slavery. This is The Zong A Massacre The Law And The End Of Slavery the… (More)
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2011
2011
Despite intensive study in humans, responses to dying and death have been a neglected area of research in other social mammals… (More)
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2010
2010
Chimpanzees' immediate responses to the death of a group-member have rarely been described. Exceptions include maternal care… (More)
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2006
2006
Music thanatology represents an emerging area in which the raw materials of music, usually harp and/or voice, assist and comfort… (More)
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2002
2002
A new research paradigm has been emerging which holds significant potential for the field of death studies. The qualitative… (More)
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2000
2000
This article serves as an Introduction to this two-issue special series of Death Studies on the integration of research and… (More)
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1997
1997
A unique indicator of change in our culture's openness to and interest in death, dying, and bereavement is the availability of… (More)
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1994
1994
Music-thanatology is a palliative medical modality employing prescriptive music to tend the complex physical and spiritual needs… (More)
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1985
1985
Different ciliated protozoa are observed by the immersion of dead bodies in soft water. In death from drowning a ciliated… (More)
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