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The association between thoughts of defecation and thoughts of death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19368064     Owner:  HSR     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three studies were conducted examining the relationship between thoughts of defecation and thoughts of death. In Study 1 and Study 3 it was found that making thoughts of feces salient reduced the accessibility of death thoughts. In Study 2 it was found that making thoughts of death salient decreased the accessibility of feces thoughts. It is proposed that this tendency for keeping thoughts of death and feces separate is part of a broader inclination for keeping the sacred from the profane.
Authors:
Curtis S Dunkel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Death studies     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0748-1187     ISO Abbreviation:  Death Stud     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-15     Completed Date:  2009-04-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506890     Medline TA:  Death Stud     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  356-71     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude to Death*
Death*
Defecation*
Feces*
Humans
Thinking*

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