After-math: Counting the Aftereffects of Potentially Spiritually Transformative Experiences

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Abstract: This article provides a summary of current literature regarding the nature of spiritual development, types of potentially spiritually transformative experiences (pSTEs), and both short- and long-term aftereffects of pSTEs— biological, psychological, spiritual, and social. The author concludes that in the aftermath of pSTEs, experiencers, their intimates and associates, and their healthcare providers should be prepared to experience integration that can be manageable or be deeply challenging and that can be relatively brief or can last for years.

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Holden, Janice Miner Winter 2012.

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Abstract: This article provides a summary of current literature regarding the nature of spiritual development, types of potentially spiritually transformative experiences (pSTEs), and both short- and long-term aftereffects of pSTEs— biological, psychological, spiritual, and social. The author concludes that in the aftermath of pSTEs, experiencers, their intimates and associates, and their healthcare providers should be prepared to experience integration that can be manageable or be deeply challenging and that can be relatively brief or can last for years.

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14 p.

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"[The Journal of Near-Death Studies] is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal (ISSN 0891-4494) devoted exclusively to the field of near-death studies. It is cross-disciplinary and published quarterly."

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 31(2), International Association for Near-Death Studies, Winter 2012, pp. 65-78

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  • OCLC: 14781775 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0891-4494
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 88-648131
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 86-2701
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc938077

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 31
  • Issue: 2
  • Page Start: 65
  • Page End: 78
  • Pages: 14

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The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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Holden, Janice Miner. After-math: Counting the Aftereffects of Potentially Spiritually Transformative Experiences, article, Winter 2012; Durham, North Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc938077/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .