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Word of the Day – Mar. 3 – Thanatology

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Noun: Thanatology  (than-uh-TAH-luh-jee)

Definition: The description or study of the phenomena of death and of the psychological mechanisms for coping with them.

Sample sentence: A good text on thanatology is Elizabeth Kulber-Ross’s  “On Death and Dying” which outlines the five stages of grief.

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