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Attitudes and beliefs concerning life and death of elderly persons.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6933339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Interviews with one hundred elderly people at Selwyn Village in Auckland showed that 98 did not fear death although 42 feared how they might die. Two-thirds expressed a belief in life after death, although details of this finding varied considerably. The pre-death period was investigated and it was concluded that the concept of categorising elderly people in a pre-death period is not of scientific value.
C M Farquhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0028-8446     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1980 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-29     Completed Date:  1981-01-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  107-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Attitude to Death*
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New Zealand

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