NDE (Near Death Experience)

A near-death experience (NDE) is a profound psychological event that may occur to a person close to death or, if not near death, in a situation of physical or emotional crisis. Because it includes transcendental and mystical elements, an NDE is a powerful event of consciousness; it is not mental illness.

Veterans and Transpersonal Experiences By J. Scott Janssen, MSW, LCSWhttps://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/exc_1018.shtml – “Baker was unusually calm as we spoke about his impending death. During my prior visits as his hospice social worker, when the subject had come up, he became anxious.”

To understand more about combat related experiences, please visit the American Institute of Stress –


Often, this event can become misunderstood or complicated with other issues.  For more information about Combat Veterans and NDE’s, visit https://iands.org/resources/support/combat-veterans.html.

To view a combat veteran discussing his NDE, view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRGWKZARmso

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