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J Qual Res Health Sci 2014, 2(4): 358-365 Back to browse issues page
Death Concept from Academicians´ Point Of View: A Qualitative Research
Bahman Tavan * , Farzaneh Jahani , Davood Hekmatpou
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Introduction: No doubt death and life after death and human attitude is considered as one of the main subjects in all religions. This study is aimed to determine the concept of death from academicians´ point of view. Method: This qualitative study was performed through content analysis method, and the data were collected through interviews. Sampling was conducted through purposeful sampling method. 21 individuals were interviewed in Arak University of Medical Sciences for 2 months. Constant comparative analysis was utilized for data analysis. Results: Data analysis has shown that six main codes were identified certain reality, cognition, necessity, anxiety, death memory, and death quality. In this study the theme of “Death as a spiritual and positive point of view originated from participants’ belief in resurrection” emerged. Conclusion: In this study the persons’ views about death, which originated from their belief in resurrection, were positive and spiritual. From participants’ point of view death is a stage in the evolution of mankind. Thinking of death prevents humans from committing sin and has a main role in human maturity.
Keywords: Qualitative research, Death, Academician, Point of view, Concept
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/01/19 | Accepted: 2013/09/23 | Published: 2014/01/11
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tavan B, jahani F, Hekmatpou D. Death Concept from Academicians´ Point Of View: A Qualitative Research. J Qual Res Health Sci. 2014; 2 (4) :358-365
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مجله تحقیقات کیفی در علوم سلامت Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences
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