Covering Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)

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Consciousness continues to fascinate philosophers, scientists and lay people. One of the most studied aspects is the phenomenon when a person appears unconscious or even physically dead, yet returns to full consciousness with an awareness of what transpired while his or her physical body died. While there are varying conditions to what recovered patients and their doctors report, most of them are generally considered “Near-Death Experiences” (NDEs). This descriptor was coined by Dr Raymond Moody in 1973. This FJN Topic Brief aims to provide journalists with history on the science, cultural connotations and resources to cover NDEs.

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Compiled by Martin Redfern for FJN

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