Bruce Greyson’s Bio

C.  Bruce  Greyson, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.

Professor of Psychiatric Medicine                                        
Carlson Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences
Former Director of Division of Perceptual Studies,
Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences
University of Virginia Health System

Address:

University of Virginia Health System
Division of Perceptual Studies 
210 10th Street NE, Suite #100
Charlottesville, VA 22902-5328
Phone: 434-924-2281
Fax: 434-924-1712

Email Address:cbg4d@virginia.edu

 

OFFICE:

Division of Perceptual Studies

Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

University of Virginia Health System

210 10th Street, N.E., Suite 100

Charlottesville, VA 22902-4754

 

Phone: (434) 924‑2281

Fax: (804) 924‑1712

e‑mail: cbg4d@virginia.edu

 

EDUCATION:

 

COLLEGE:                                        Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1964‑68; A.B., 1968

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL:                      State University of New York Upstate Medical School,       Syracuse, NY, 1968‑73; M.D., 1973

 

PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENCY:        University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, 1973‑76

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:

 

1976‑78           University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (1976‑78)

 

1978‑84           University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (1978‑84)

 

1984‑95           University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, Associate Professor of Psychiatry (1984‑93)

Professor of Psychiatry (1993‑95)

 

1995‑               University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA, Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences (1995‑2014),

Professor of Family Medicine (1995‑98)

Priscilla Bonner & Margerie Bonner Lowry Professor of Personality Studies (1998-2002)

Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences (2002-2014)

Chester F. Carlson Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Medicine (2014-   )

 

1996‑2007      University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD

Graduate Faculty, Special Member (1996‑2007)

HOSPITAL ATTENDING STAFF APPOINTMENTS:

 

1976‑78           University of Virginia Hospitals, Charlottesville, VA, Director,

Acute & Emergency Psychiatry Services

 

1978‑84           University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, Chief,

Psychiatric Emergency Service (1978‑84)

 

1984‑95           University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Outpatient Service (1984‑95)

Director, Psychiatric Emergency Service (1984‑91)

Director, Inpatient Psychiatry Service (1984‑94)

Clinical Chief, Department of Psychiatry (1987‑88)

 

1995‑University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences (1995‑  )

Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Family Medicine (1995‑98)

Director, Division of Personality Studies (2002-2005)

Director, Division of Perceptual Studies (2005-2014)

 

1996‑Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Attending Psychiatrist (1996- 2011)

Selected Publications:

  • The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation by Janice Miner Holden, EdD, Bruce Greyson MD, Debbie James, RN/MSN, Editors,  This is a careful overview of a collection of published studies about NDEs.  Praeger Publishers, 2009.
  • Greyson, B., Parnia, S., and Fenwick, P. (2008). Visualizing out-of-body experience in the brain [Letter]. New England Journal of Medicine, 358, 855-856.
  • Greyson, B. (2008). The near-death experience [Letter]. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 14(3), 14.
  • Kelly, E. W., Greyson, B., Kelly, E. F. (2007). Unusual experiences near death and related phenomena.  In Kelly, E. F., Kelly, E. W., Crabtree, A., Gauld, A., Grosso, M., Greyson, B., Irreducible mind: Toward a psychology for the 21st century (pp. 367-421).  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Greyson, B. (2007). Response to Augustine’s “Does paranormal perception occur in near-death experiences?” [Letter]. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 26, 67-70.
  • Greyson, B., Long, J. P. (2006). Does the arousal system contribute to near-death experience? [Letter]. Neurology, 67, 2265.
  • Greyson, B. (2005). False positive claims of near-death experiences and false negative denials of near-death experiences. Death Studies, 29:145-155.
  • Greyson, B, Ring, K.(2004). The Life Changes Inventory-Revised. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 23:41-54.
  • Greyson, B, Liester, MB.(2004). Internal voices following near-death experiences.  Journal of Humanistic Psychology ; 44:320-336.
  • Lange, R, Greyson, B, Houran, J. (2004). A Rasch scaling validation of a core near-death experience. British Journal of Psychology, 95:161-177.

CONSULTING POSITIONS:

1974‑78           Blue Ridge Community Mental Health Center, Stanardsville, VA

1976‑78           Veterans Administration Hospital, Salem, VA

1976‑78           Roanoke Memorial Rehabilitation Center, Roanoke, VA

1978‑84           Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI

1979‑84           University of Michigan Counseling Services, Ann Arbor, MI

1981‑84           Eastern Michigan University Counseling Services, Ypsilanti, MI

1985‑89           Veterans Administration Hospital, Newington, CT

1994‑95           Capital Region Mental Health Center, Hartford, CT

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES:

 

  1. “ESP in Mental Illness?”  William C. Menninger Award paper, Central Neuropsychiatric Association 54th Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX, 1976.
  2. “Criteria for Assessment of Hospital Emergency Care Capabilities.”  Virginia Bureau of Emergency Services Physicians Workshop, Williamsburg, VA, 1977.
  3. “The Investigation of Close Brushes With Death.”  Parapsychological Association 20th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, 1977.
  4. “A Behavioral Health Care System.”  National Emergency Medical Services Evaluation Symposium, Seattle, WA, 1978.
  5. “A Phenomenological Analysis of Near‑Death Experiences.”  Parapsychological Association 21st Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO, 1978.
  6. “The Contribution of Near‑Death Experiences to the Evidence of Survival After Death.”  Parapsychological Association 21st Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO, 1978.
  7. “Systems Response to Behavioral Emergencies.”  Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Tri‑Regional Emergency Medical Services Workshop, Charleston, WV, 1978.
  8. “Emergency Transportation of the Mentally Ill.”  Michigan Department of Public Health Emergency Medical Services Seminar, Lansing, MI, 1979.
  9. “Crisis Intervention.”  Human Services Educational Council Seminar, Springfield, IL, 1979.
  10. “Handling the Violent Patient.” Michigan Department of Mental Health Emergency Psychiatric Services Conference, Gull Lake, MI, 1979.
  11. “Evaluation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Technician‑Paramedic.” American Medical Association Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, 1979.
  12. “Treatment and Management of the Violent Patient.” National Institute of Forensic Mental Health Conference, Ypsilanti, MI, 1980.
  13. “Attempted Suicide and Near‑Death Experiences.” American Psychiatric Association 134th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1981.
  14. “Emergency Psychiatry.” Michigan Association for Neuropsychiatric Hospitals and Clinics Meeting, Ypsilanti, MI, 1981.
  15. “Empirical Evidence Bearing on the Interpretation of Near‑Death Experiences Among Suicide Attempters.” American Psychological Association 89th Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1981.
  16. “Organic Brain Dysfunction and Near‑Death Experiences.” American Psychiatric Association 135th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ont., 1982.
  17. “Near‑Death Experiences.” Symposium chaired at the American Psychiatric Association 135th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ont., 1982.
  18. “The Near‑Death Experience Scale: Construction, Reliability, and Validity.” American Psychological Association 90th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, 1982.
  19. “Near‑Death Experiences.” Symposium chaired at the American Psychological Association 90th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, 1982.
  20. “Reduction of Suicidal Ideation Following Near‑Death Experiences.” American Association of Suicidology 16th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 1983.
  21. “Anomalous Experiences Following Attempted Suicide.” Society for Scientific Exploration 2nd Annual Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, 1983.
  22. “Suicide and Anxiety Disorders.” Michigan Psychosocial Clinicians in Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Battle Creek, MI, 1983.
  23. “Near‑Death Experiences and Attitudes Toward Death.” American Psychiatric Association 137th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1984.
  24. “Differential Diagnosis of Near‑Death Experiences.” University of Connecticut School of Nursing 1st National Conference on Near‑Death and Related Patient Experiences, Storrs, CT, 1984.
  25. “A Systems Approach to Near‑Death Experiences.” University of Connecticut School of Nursing 1st National Conference on Near‑Death and Related Patient Experiences, Storrs, CT, 1984.
  26. “Clinical Approaches to the Near‑Death Experience.” Conference chaired for the International Association for Near‑Death Studies, Pembroke Pines, FL, 1984.
  27. “Death Attitudes After Near‑Death Experiences.” American Association of Suicidology 18th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ont., 1985.
  28. “Near‑Death Experiences and the ‘Fantasy‑Prone Personality’: Preliminary Findings.” American Psychological Association 93rd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1985.
  29. “The Near‑Death Experience: Fact and Fiction in Higher Education.” 8th National Conference on Student Development, Storrs, CT, 1985.
  30. “Near‑Death Experiences and the ‘Fantasy‑Prone Personality.=” Southeast Regional Parapsychology Association 13th Annual Conference, Charlottesville, VA, 1986.
  31. “Fantasy‑Proneness, Hypnotizability, and Reports of Paranormal Experiences.” American Psychological Association 94th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, 1986.
  32. “The Near‑Death Experience and Psychological Type.” Association for Psychological Type Northeast Conference, Farmington, CT, 1987.
  33. “The Near‑Death Experience.” American Association for Clinical Chemistry Connecticut Valley Section Annual Meeting, Sturbridge, MA, 1987.
  34. “Reports of Paranormal Experience as a Function of Imagination and Hypnotic Ability.” Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Asheville, NC, 1988.
  35. “The Near‑Death Experience: Can It Be Explained by Science?” International Association for Near‑Death Studies 1st Annual Conference, Rosemont, PA, 1989.
  36. “Update on Methodology in Near‑Death Research.” Panel chaired at the International Association for Near‑Death Studies 1st Annual Conference, Rosemont, PA, 1989.
  37. “The Near‑Death Experience.” Connecticut Emergency Medical Services 11th Annual Educational Seminar, Cromwell, CT, 1990.
  38. “Suicide and the Near‑Death Experience.” International Association for Near‑Death Studies 2nd Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 1990.
  39. “Update on Methodology in Near‑Death Research.” Panel chaired at the International Association for Near‑Death Studies 2nd Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 1990.
  40. “Situational Factors Influencing Near‑Death Experiences.” Society for Scientific Exploration 10th Annual Conference, Charlottesville, VA, 1991.
  41. “Distressing Near‑Death Experiences.” International Association for Near‑Death Studies Northeast Regional Conference, Hartford, CT, 1991.
  42. “Update on Methodology in Near‑Death Research.” Panel chaired at the International Association for Near‑Death Studies Northeast Regional Conference, Hartford, CT, 1991.
  43. “The Physio‑Kundalini Syndrome and the Near‑Death Experience.” Kundalini Research Network 1st Annual Symposium, Watsonville, CA, 1992.
  44. “Near‑Death Experiences and Kundalini.” International Association for Near‑Death Studies North American Conference, St. Louis, MO, 1993.
  45. “Near‑Death Experiences and Kundalini.” Kundalini Research Network 2nd Annual Symposium, Orillia, Ont., 1993.
  46. “Experiencias Cercanas a la Muerte y Suicidio [Near‑Death Experiences and Suicide].” Mas Alla de la Muerte II Congreso Internacional, Madrid, Spain, 1993.
  47. “Near‑Death Experiences and Kundalini.” American Society for Psychical Research Conference on Psi, Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy, New York, NY, 1994.
  48. “Distance Healing of Hospitalized Patients With Major Depression.” Society for Scientific Exploration 15th Annual Conference, Charlottesville, VA, 1996.
  49. “Long‑Term Effects of Near‑Death Experiences on Health and Well‑Being.” Society for Scientific Exploration 3rd European Meeting, Freiburg, Germany, 1996.
  50. “Near-Death Research After Twenty Years.” International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, 1997.
  51. “The Incidence of Near-Death Experiences.” Society for Scientific Exploration 17th Annual Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, 1998.
  52. “Neuropsychological Correlates of the Physio-Kundalini Syndrome.” Kundalini Research Network 7th International Symposium, Norcross, GA, 1998.
  53. “Near-Death Experiences.” 1st Esalen Invitational Conference on the Survival of Bodily Death, Big Sur, CA, 1998.
  54. “Methodological Issues in Near-Death Research.” American Psychological Association 107th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, 1999.
  55. “Update on Near-Death Experience Research.” 2nd Esalen Invitational Conference on the Survival of Bodily Death, Big Sur, CA, 2000.
  56. “Are Near-Death Experiencers Out of Their Bodies or Out of Their Minds?” Society for Scientific Exploration 19th Annual Meeting, London, Ontario, 2000.
  57. “Near-Death Experiences, the Kundalini Syndrome, and Human Consciousness.” Japan-US Fund for Health Sciences Special Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 2001.
  58. “Biological Aspects of Near-Death Experiences.” 5th International Conference on Memory, Awareness, and Consciousness: Pharmacology and Impact on Surgically and Critically Ill Patients, New York, NY, 2001.
  59. “Are Near-Death Experiencers Out of Their Bodies or Out of Their Minds?” International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, 2001.
  60. “Update on Near-Death Experience Research.” 4th Esalen Invitational Conference on the Survival of Bodily Death, Big Sur, CA, 2002.
  61. “Establishing Near-Death Experiences as Core Experiences: A Rasch Scaling Perspective.” Society for Scientific Exploration 21st Annual Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, 2002.
  62. “Corroborative Near-Death Experience Research: What We’ve Learned and Where We’re Going.” International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2003.
  63. “The Near-Death Experience as a Focus of Clinical Attention.” International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2003.
  64. “Update on Near-Death Experience Research.” 5th Esalen Invitational Conference on the Survival of Bodily Death, Big Sur, CA, 2003.
  65. “Inner Voices Following Near-Death Experiences.” Society for Scientific Exploration 22nd Annual Meeting, Kalispell, MT, 2003.
  66. “Near-Death Experiences During Induced Cardiac Arrest.” Bial Foundation Symposium, Porto, Portugal, 2004.
  67. “Update on Near-Death Experience Research.” 6th Esalen Invitational Conference on the Survival of Bodily Death, Big Sur, CA, 2004.
  68. “Evidence of Survival from Near-Death Experiences.” International Foundation for Survival Research Inaugural Conference, Novato, CA, 2004.
  69. “Do Prevailing Societal Models Influence Accounts of Near-Death Experiences?” Society for Scientific Exploration 23rd Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2004.
  70. “Transformative Elements of Near-Death Experiences.” Institute on Religion in the Age of Science 52nd Annual Conference, “Varieties of Spiritual Transformation: Scientific and Religious Perspectives,” Star Island, NH, 2005.
  71. “The Impact of Near-Death Experiences on Experiencers’ Religious and Spiritual Lives.” International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, 2005.
  72. “History and Controversy in the Field of Near-Death Studies.”International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Houston, TX, 2006.
  73. “Explanatory Models for Near-Death Experiences.”International Association for Near-Death Studies Annual Conference, Houston, TX, 2006.
  74. “Near-Death Experiences.” Conference on Death and Dying: Buddhist and Scientific Perspectives, co-sponsored by Casa Tibet Mexico and the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies at La Salle Medical University, Mexico City,  2007.
  75. “Survival Research at the University of Virginia.” Special Event Outwith Lecture Programme, Scottish Society for Psychical Research, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, 2008.
  76. “Ian Stevenson’s Contributions to Near-Death Studies.” Society for Psychical Research Study Day #54: The Life and Legacy of Ian Stevenson, London, England, 2008.
  77. “The Experiential Implications of Neurotheology.” United Nations (NGO Section) Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Nour Foundation/University of Southampton Joint Symposium, Beyond the Mind-Body Problem: New Paradigms in the Science of Consciousness, New York, NY, September 11, 2008.
  78. “Near-Death Experiences: What Do They Mean?” International Association for Near-Death Studies 2008 Fall Conference, Durham, NC, October 3-4, 2008.
  79. “The Implications of Near-Death Experiences for a Post-Newtonian Psychology.” Columbia University/Coudert Institute Joint Symposium, Consciousness, Spirituality, and Healing: A Post-Newtonian Psychology, Palm Beach, FL, March 27-29, 2009.
  80. “Near-Death Experiences and the Ontological Status of Spirits.” American Psychological Association Division 36 Mid-Year Conference on the Psychology of Religion, Loyola College, Columbia, MD, April 3-4, 2009.
  81. “Is Postmortem Survival a Scientific Hypothesis?” Society for Scientific Exploration 28th Annual Meeting, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA May 27-30, 2009.
  82. “Near-Death Experiences: Mapping the Territory.” Royal College of Psychiatrists/Scientific and Medical Network Joint Conference Beyond the Brain VIII, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, August 21-23, 2009.
  83. “Near-Death Experiences.” Ligmincha Institute Workshop New Directions in the Dialogue Between Buddhism and Science, Serenity Ridge, Shipman, VA, October 2, 2010.
  84. “Lightning Strikes, Electric Shocks, and Near-Death Experiences.” Lightning Strike and Electric Shock Survivors International Annual Conference, Pigeon Forge, TN, June 9-11, 2011.
  85. “IANDS at 30: Still Crazy After All These Years.” International Association for Near-Death Studies 30th Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, September 1-4, 2011.
  86. “Is Consciousness Produced by the Brain?” Cosmology and Consciousness: A Dialogue Between Buddhist Scholars and Scientists on Mind and Matter, Dharamsala, India, December 16-18, 2011.
  87. “Sometimes a Cigar Is Just a Cigar.” American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences 2nd Annual Conference on Therapeutic Issues of Spiritually Transformative Experiences, Arlington, VA, October 4-6, 2013.
  88. “Near-Death Research: Past, Present, and Future.” International Association for Near-Death Studies 34th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 3-7, 2015.

 

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

 

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1974

Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1978

Unrestricted Medical License, Virginia, 1974‑

Unrestricted Medical License, Michigan, 1978‑84

Unrestricted Medical License, Connecticut, 1984‑95

 

RESEARCH AWARDS:

 

William James Award, University of Virginia, 1976

William C. Menninger Award, Central Neuropsychiatric Association, 1976

Outstanding Service Award, International Association for Near-Death Studies, 2001

Outstanding Contribution Award, Parapsychological Association, 2003

 

CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

 

American Psychiatric Association, 1974‑

Fellow, 1998-2003

Distinguished Fellow, 2003-2009

Distinguished Life Fellow, 2009-

 

Bial Foundation

Scientific Advisory Board, 2014-

International Association for Near‑Death Studies, 1981‑

Member, Board of Directors, 1981‑92

President, 1983‑86

Director of Research, 1981‑2008

Parapsychological Association, 1973‑

 

Society for Scientific Exploration, 1983‑

Treasurer, 2003-2005

 

RESEARCH GRANTS (PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR):

 

  • “Near‑Death Experiences Among Suicide Survivors.” University of Michigan Psychiatry Development Fund, 1981. ($4,540)
  • “Clinical Approaches to the Near‑Death Experience.” Institute of Noetic Sciences, 1984. ($3,261)
  • “Effect of Near‑Death Experiences on Suicidal Ideation and Behavior.” University of Connecticut Research Foundation, 1985. ($18,056)
  • “Distance Healing of Patients With Major Depression.” Consciousness Research and Training Project, Inc., 1994. ($14,495)
  • “Placebo‑Controlled, Double‑Blind Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Nimodipine in Patients with Probable Alzheimer’s Disease of Moderate Severity.”Miles, Inc., Pharmaceutical Division, 1994. ($208,800)
  • “Olanzapine Versus Haloperidol in the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders.” Eli Lilly, Inc., Pharmaceutical Division, 1994.
  • “Nimodipine: Long‑Term Treatment for Patients With Primary Degenerative Dementia or Probable Alzheimer’s Disease.”Miles, Inc., Pharmaceutical Division, 1994.
  • “Open‑Label Randomized Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Oral Ziprasidone and Risperidone in the Maintenance Treatment of Outpatients With Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder.” Pfizer Laboratories, 1994. ($240,000)
  • “A Controlled Investigation of the Long‑Term Effects on Health and Well‑Being of Near‑Death Experiences.” Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene, 1995.  ($252,872)
  • “Near-Death Experiences During Induced Cardiac Arrest.”Fundação Bial, 2003. ($53,409)
  • “Subjective Experiences During Seizures.” Fundação Bial, 2009. ($57,112)

 

EDITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS:

Anabiosis:  Associate Editor, 1981; Editor‑in‑Chief, 1982‑87

 Alterative Therapies in Health and Medicine: Editorial Reviewer, 1995-

Biological Psychiatry: Editorial Reviewer, 2005-

 Death Studies:  Editorial Reviewer, 1991‑

 Hospital and Community Psychiatry: Editorial Reviewer, 1988‑94

 Human Nature: Editorial Board, 1999-2001

 International Journal of Parapsychology: Editorial Reviewer, 2001-

 Journal of Near‑Death Studies:  Editor‑in‑Chief, 1987‑2008

 Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease: Editorial Reviewer, 1978‑

Journal of Scientific Exploration: Editorial Reviewer, 1998-

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: Editorial Reviewer, 2005-

Lancet: Editorial Reviewer, 2000-

 New England Journal of Medicine:  Editorial Reviewer, 1993‑

 Omega‑‑The Journal of Death and Dying:  Editorial Reviewer, 1990‑

Parapsychological Monographs: Editorial Board, 1998-

Psychiatric Services:  Editorial Reviewer, 1994‑

 Psychological Bulletin:  Editorial Reviewer, 1994‑

Psychosomatics: Editorial Reviewer, 1997-

Patient Education Media, Inc./Time Life Medical Video Program: Editorial Reviewer, 1996‑

  

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

  ARTICLES IN REFEREED SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS:

  1. Greyson, B. (1977). Telepathy in mental illness: Deluge or delusion? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 165, 184‑200.
  2. Greyson, B., Akhtar, S. (1977). Erotomanic delusions in a mentally retarded patient. American Journal of Psychiatry, 134, 325‑326.
  3. Greyson, B. (1979). The investigation of near‑death experiences. Journal of Indian Psychology, 2, 7‑11.
  4. Stevenson, I., Greyson, B. (1979). Near‑death experiences: Relevance to the question of survival after death. JAMA, 242, 265‑267.  doi: 10.1001/jama.242.265
  5. Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1980). The phenomenology of near‑death experiences. American Journal of Psychiatry, 137, 1193‑1196.
  6. Greyson, B. (1981). Near‑death experiences and attempted suicide. Suicide and Life‑Threatening Behavior, 11, 10‑16.
  7. Greyson, B. (1981). Toward a psychological explanation of near‑death experiences. Anabiosis, 1, 88‑103.
  8. Greyson, B. (1982). Near‑death studies, 1981‑1982: A review. Anabiosis, 2, 150‑158.
  9. Greyson, B. (1983). Near‑death experiences and personal values. American Journal of Psychiatry, 140, 618‑620.
  10. Greyson, B. (1983). The Near‑Death Experience Scale: Construction, reliability, and validity. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 171, 369‑375. doi: 10.1097/00005053-198306000-00007
  11. Greyson, B. (1983). The psychodynamics of near‑death experiences. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 171, 376‑381.
  12. Greyson, B. (1983). Increase in psychic phenomena following near‑death experiences. Theta, 11, 26‑29.
  13. Greyson, B. (1985). A typology of near‑death experiences. American Journal of Psychiatry, 142, 967‑969.
  14. Greyson, B. (1986). Incidence of near‑death experiences following attempted suicide. Suicide and Life‑Threatening Behavior, 16, 40‑45.
  15. Greyson, B., Harris, B. (1987). Clinical approaches to the near‑death experience. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 6, 41‑52. doi: 10.1007/BF01073267
  16. Greyson, B. (1989). Can science explain the near‑death experience? Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 8, 77‑92. doi: 10.17514/JNDS-1989-8-2-p77-92.
  17. Greyson, B. (1990). Near‑death encounters with and without near‑death experiences: Comparative NDE Scale profiles. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 8, 151‑161. doi: 10.1007/BF01074000
  18. Greyson, B. (1991). Near‑death experiences precipitated by suicide attempt: Lack of influence of psychopathology, religion, and expectations. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 9, 183‑188. doi: 10.1007/BF01074180
  19. Greyson, B. (1991). Near‑death experiences and systems theories: A biosociological approach to mystical states. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 12, 487‑500.
  20. Greyson, B., Bush, N.E. (1992). Distressing near‑death experiences. Psychiatry, 55, 95‑110.
  21. Greyson, B. (1992). Reduced death threat in near‑death experiencers. Death Studies, 16, 523‑536.
  22. Greyson, B. (1992‑93). Near‑death experiences and anti‑suicidal attitudes. Omega, 26, 81‑89.
  23. Greyson, B. (1993). Near‑death experiences and the physio‑kundalini syndrome. Journal of Religion and Health, 32, 277‑290. doi: 10.1007/BF00990954
  24. Greyson, B. (1993). The physio‑kundalini syndrome and mental illness. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 25, 43‑58.
  25. Greyson, B. (1993). Varieties of near‑death experience. Psychiatry, 56, 390‑399.
  26. Greyson, B. (1993). Experiencias cercanas a la muerte y suicido [Near‑death experiences and suicide]. Mas Alla de la Ciencias, Monograph No. 6, pp. 49‑53.
  27. Greyson, B. (1994). Near‑death experiences and satisfaction with life. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 13, 103‑108.
  28. Greyson, B. (1996). Distance healing of patients with major depression. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 10, 447-465.
  29. Greyson, B. (1997). The near‑death experience as a focus of clinical attention. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 185, 327-334. doi: 10.1097/00005053-199705000-00007
  30. Cook, E. W., Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1998). Do any near-death experiences provide evidence for the survival of human personality after death? Relevant features and illustrative case reports. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 12, 377-406.
  31. Greyson, B. (1998). Biological aspects of near-death experiences. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 42, 14-32.
  32. Greyson, B. (1998). The incidence of near-death experiences. Medicine and Psychiatry, 1, 92-99.
  33. Greyson, B. (1999). Defining near‑death experiences. Mortality, 4, 7-19.
  34. Kelly, E. W., Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1999-2000). Can experiences near death provide evidence of life after death? Omega, 40, 513-519.
  35. Greyson, B. (2000). Dissociation in people who have near-death experiences: Out of their bodies or out of their minds? Lancet, 355, 460-463. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(00)82013-9
  36. Greyson, B. (2000). Some neuropsychological correlates of the physio-kundalini syndrome. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 32, 123-134.
  37. Greyson, B. (2001). Posttraumatic stress symptoms following near-death experiences. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 71, 368-373. doi: 10.1037/0002-9432.71.3.368
  38. Greyson, B. (2003). Incidence and correlates of near-death experiences on a cardiac care unit. General Hospital Psychiatry, 25, 269-276. doi: 10.1016/S0163-8343(03)00042-2
  39. Greyson, B. (2003). Near-death experiences in a psychiatric outpatient clinic population. Psychiatric Services, 54, 1649-1651. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.54.12.1649
  40. Lange, R., Greyson, B., Houran, J. (2004). A Rasch scaling validation of a ‘core’ near-death experience. British Journal of Psychology, 95, 161-177. doi:  10.1348/000712604773952403
  41. Greyson, B., Liester, M. B. (2004). Auditory hallucinations following near-death experiences. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 44, 320-336. doi: 10.1177/0022167804266281
  42. Greyson, B., Ring, K. (2004). The Life Changes Inventory – Revised. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 23, 41-54.
  43. Greyson, B. (2005). “False positive” claims of near-death experiences and “false negative” denials of near-death experiences. Death Studies, 29, 145-155. doi: 10.1080/07481180590906156
  44. Marty, A. T., Hilton, F. L., Spear, R. K., Greyson B. (2005). Postcesarean pulmonary embolism, sustained cardiopulmonary resuscitation, embolectomy, and near-death experience. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 106, 1153-1155.
  45. Athappilly, G. K., Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (2006). Do prevailing societal models influence reports of near-death experiences? Comparison of accounts reported before and after 1975. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194, 218-222. doi: 10.1097/01.nmd.0000202513.65079.1e
  46. Greyson, B. (2006). Near-death experiences and spirituality. Zygon, 41, 393-414. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9744.2005.00745.x
  47.  Greyson, B., Holden, J. M., Mounsey, J. P. (2006). Failure to elicit near-death experiences in induced cardiac arrest. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 25, 85-98.
  48. Greyson, B. (2007). Consistency of near-death experience accounts over two decades: Are reports embellished over time? Resuscitation, 73, 407-411. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.10.013
  49. Greyson, B. (2007). Comments on “Does paranormal perception occur in near-death experiences?” Journal of Near-Death Studies, 25, 237-244.
  50. Greyson, B. (2007). Experiências de quase-morte: Implicações clínicas [Near-death experiences: Clinical implications]. Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica, 34, suppl 1, 49-57. doi: 10.1590/S0101-608-32007000700015 (Retrieved from http://www.hcnet.usp.br/ipq/revista/)
  51. Greyson, B. (2007). The mystical impact of near-death experiences. Shift, No. 17, pp. 8-13.
  52. Greyson, B. (2007). Commentary on “Psychophysiological and cultural correlates undermining a survivalist interpretation of near-death experiences.” Journal of Near-Death Studies, 26, 127-145.
  53. Greyson, B. (2008). Ian Stevenson’s contributions to near-death studies. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 22, 54-63.
  54. Nahm, M., and Greyson, B. (2009). Terminal lucidity in patients with chronic schizophrenia and dementia: A survey of the literature. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197, 942-944. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3181c22583
  55. Greyson, B. (2010). Implications of near-death experiences for a postmaterialist psychology. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2, 37-45. doi: 10.1037/a0018548
  56. Greyson, B. (2010). Seeing deceased persons not known to have died: “Peak in Darien” experiences. Anthropology and Humanism, 35, 159-171. doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1409.2010.01064.x
  57. Serralta, F. B., Cony, F., Cembranel, Z., Greyson, B., and Szobot, C. M. (2010). Equivalência semântica da versão em português da Escala de Experiência de Quase-Morte [Semantic equivalence of the Portuguese version of the Near-Death Experience Scale]. Psico-USF: Revista Semestral da Area da Psicologia da Universidade São Francisco, 15, 35-46.
  58. Greyson, B. (2011). Cosmological implications of near-death experiences. Journal of Cosmology, 14, 4684-4696.
  59. Dossey, L., Greyson, B., Sturrock, P. A., and Tucker, J. (2011). Consciousness – what is it? Journal of Cosmology, 14, 4697-4711.
  60. Perry, R., Landon, M. K., Greyson, B., Whitfield, C., Whitfield, B., and Perry, N. (2011). An initial study on an extreme, measurable form of synchronicity. Psychiatric Annals, 41, 577-583. doi: 10.3928/00485713-20111104-05
  61.  Greyson, B. Meaningful coincidences and near-death experiences. (2011) Psychiatric Annals, 41(12), e1-e5. (December 19, 2011). doi: 10.3928/00485713-20111104-09  (URL: http://www.psychiatricannalsonline.com/showPdf.asp?rID=90445)
  62.  Nahm, M., Greyson, B., Kelly, E. W., and Haraldsson, E. (2012). Terminal lucidity: A review and a case collection. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 55, 138-142. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2011.06.031
  63. Nahm, M., and Greyson, M.D. (2013). The death of Anna Katharina Ehmer: A case study in terminal lucidity. Omega, 68, 77-87. doi: 10.2190/OM.68.1.e
  64. Greyson, B. (2013). An overview of near-death experiences. Missouri Medicine, 110, 471-477.
  65. Greyson, B., Fountain, N. B., Derr. L. L., and Broshek, D. K. (2014). Out-of-body experiences associated with seizures. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 65, 1-11. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00065
  66. Greyson, B., and Khanna, S. (2014). Spiritual transformation following near-death experiences. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 1, 43-55. doi: 10.1037/scp0000010
  67. Greyson, B. (2014). Differentiating spiritual and psychotic experiences: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 32, 123-136.
  68. Greyson, B. (2014). Congruence between near-death and mystical experience. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 24, 298-310. doi: 10.1080/10508619.2013.845005
  69. Khanna, S., and Greyson, B. (2014). Near-death experiences and spiritual well-being. Journal of Religion and Health, 53, 1605-1615. doi: 10.1007/s10943-013-9723-0        
  70. Sleutjes, A., Moreira-Almeida, A., and Greyson, B. (2014). Almost 40 years investigating near-death experiences: An overview of mainstream scientific journals. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202, 833-6. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000205.
  71. Ohkado, M., and Greyson, B. (2014). A comparative analysis of Japanese and Western NDEs. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 32. 187-198.
  72. Khanna, S., and Greyson, B. (2014). Daily spiritual experiences before and after near-death experiences. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6, 302-309. doi: 10.1037/a0037258
  73. Bush, N. E., and Greyson, B. (2014). Distressing near-death experiences: The basics. Missouri Medicine, 111, 372-376.
  74.  Parnia, S., Spearpoint, K., Fenwick, P., De Vos, G., Fenwick, P., Goldberg, D., Yang, J., Zhu, J., Baker, K., Killingbeck, H., McLean, P., Wood, M., Zafari, A, M., Dickert, N., Beisteiner, R., Sterz, F., Berger, M., Warlow, C., Bullock, S., Lovett, S., McParra, R. M. S., Marti-Navarette, S., Cushing, P., Wills, P., Harris, K., Sutton, J., Walmsley, A., Deakin, C. D., Little, P., Farber, M., Greyson, B., and Schoenfeld, E. (2014). AWARE – AWAreness during Resuscitation – A Prospective Case Study. Resuscitation, 85, 1799-1805. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.09.004
  75. Greyson, B., Fountain, N. B., Derr, L. L., and Broshek, D. K. (2015). Mystical experiences associated with seizures. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 5, 182-196. doi: 10.1080/2153599X.2014.895775
  76. Lange, R., Greyson, B., and Houran, J. (2015). Using computational linguistics to understand near-death experiences: Concurrent validity for the Near Death Experience Scale. Psychology of Consciousness, 2, 79-89. doi: 10.1037/cns0000040
  77. Facco, E., Agrillo, C., and Greyson, B. (2015). Epistemological implications of near-death experiences and other non-ordinary mental expressions: Moving beyond the concept of altered states of consciousness. Medical Hypotheses, 85, 85-93. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.04.004
  78. Khanna, S., and Greyson, B. (2015). Near-death experience and posttraumatic growth. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 203, 749-755. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000362
  79. Greyson, B. (2015). Western scientific approaches to near-death experiences. Humanities, 4, 775-796 . doi:10.3390/h4040775
  80. Greyson, B., Liester, M. B., Kinsey, L., Alsum, S., and Fox, G. (2015). Electromagnetic phenomena reported by near-death experiencers. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 33, 213-243. doi: 10.17514/JNDS-2015-33-4-p213-24310.17514/JNDS-2015-33-4-p213-24310.17514/JNDS-2015-33-4-p213-24310.17514/JNDS-2015-33-4-p213-243

 

BOOK REVIEWS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS:

 

  1. Greyson, B. (1978). [Review of Psychiatric emergencies, ed. by Glick, R.A., Meyerson, A.T., Robins, E., et al.]. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 29, 363‑364.
  2. Greyson, B. (1983). [Review of A collection of near‑death research readings, ed. by Lundahl, C.R.]. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 77, 356‑361.
  3. Greyson, B. (1984). [Review of Adventures in immortality: A look beyond the threshold of death, by Gallup, G., with Proctor, W.]. Theta, 12, 33‑38.
  4. Greyson, B. (1988). [Review of With the eyes of the mind: An empirical analysis of out‑of‑body states, by Gabbard, G.O., Twemlow, S.W.]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 6, 185‑198.
  5. Greyson, B. (1990). [Review of The light beyond, by Moody, R.A., with Perry, P., and of Elvis after life, by Moody, R.A.]. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 84, 297‑302.
  6. Greyson, B. (1993). [Review of The future of the body, by Murphy, M.]. New England Journal of Medicine, 328, 216.
  7. Greyson, B. (1993). [Review of Reunions: Visionary encounters with departed loved ones, by Moody, R.A., with Perry, P.]. InPsider, 2(11), 4.
  8. Greyson, B. (1994). [Review of Spiritual awakenings: A guidebook for experiencers and those who care for them, by Harris, B.]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 13, 65‑70.
  9. Greyson, B. (1996). [Review of Near‑death experiences in antiquity, by Platthy, J.]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 14, 211‑214.
  10. Greyson, B. (1996). [Review of Reunions: Visionary encounters with departed loved ones, by Moody, R. A., with Perry, P.]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 14, 281‑285.
  11. Greyson, B. (1996). [Review of Parapsychology: A concise history, by Beloff, J.]. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 184, 389‑390.
  12. Greyson, B. (1997). [Review of After the light: What I learned on the other side that can change your world, by Sharp, K. S.]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 15, 217‑221.
  13. Greyson, B. (1998). [Review of A farther shore: How near-death and other extraordinary experiences can change ordinary lives, by Kason, Y., and Degler, T.]. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 92, 297-302.
  14. Greyson, B. (2007). Articles of interest [Review of “Stimulating illusory own-body perceptions,” by Blanke, O., Ortigue, S., Landis, T., and Seeck, M., and of “Does the arousal system contribute to near death experience?” by Nelson, K. R., Mattingly, M., Lee, S. A., and Schmitt, F. A.]. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 21, 213-215.
  15. Greyson, B. (2008).Articles of interest [Review of “The Near-Death Experience: A Cerebellar Method to Protect Body and Soul – Lessons from the Iboga Healing Ceremony in Gabon” by Strubelt, S., and Maas, U.]. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 22, 447-448.
  16. Greyson, B. (2010). [Review of The natural soul, by Barbara Harris Whitfield]. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 28, 107-112.
  17. Greyson, B. (2010). [Review of Signs: A new approach to coincidence, synchronicity, guidance, life purpose and God’s plan, by Robert Perry]. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 28, 163-177.

 

 

ABSTRACTS, LETTERS, INTRODUCTIONS, VIDEOS, AND COMPUTERIZED DATA BASES:

 

  1. Hawkins, D.R., Van de Castle, R.L., Trinder, J., Teja, J.S., Greyson, B., Bartels, S. (1975). Sleep patterns among young depressed adults. Scientific Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Sleep Research.
  2.  Greyson, B. (1978). The investigation of persons having close brushes with death. In Roll, W.G. (ed.), Research in parapsychology, 1977 (pp. 27‑28). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.
  3. Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1979). The contribution of near‑death experiences to the evidence of survival after death. In Roll, W.G. (ed.), Research in parapsychology, 1978 (p. 33). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.
  4. Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1979). A phenomenological analysis of near‑death experiences. In Roll, W.G. (ed.), Research in parapsychology, 1978 (pp. 49‑50). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.
  5. Stevenson, I., Greyson, B. (1979). Reply to Dr. Schneider on near‑death experiences [Letter]. JAMA, 242, 2665.
  6. Greyson, B. (1993). Near‑Death Experience Scale (Health and Psychological Instruments Record). Pittsburgh, PA: Behavioral Measurement Database Services (Producer). McLean, VA: BRS Search Service (Vendor).
  7. Greyson, B. (1994, Spring). [Invited response to letter on near‑death experience and kundalini]. Kundalini Research Network Newsletter, p. 4.
  8. Greyson, B. (1995). A skeptic’s near‑death experience [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 19(1), 71.
  9. Greyson, B. (1996). Near‑death experiences and satisfaction with life: Reply to K. Osis [Letter]. Journal of Near‑Death Studies, 14, 218‑219. doi: 10.17514/JNDS-1996-14-3-p218-219
  10. Koop, C. E., Greyson, B., et al. (1996). Depression self‑care companion for better living [Videotape]. New York, NY: Patient Education Media/Time Life Medical.
  11. Greyson, B. (1996). Gardner on Claiborne Pell [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 20(4), 63.
  12. Jansen, K. L. R., Greyson, B., Krupitsky, E. (1998). Suicide, the birth trauma and the near-death experience [Letter]. eBMJ, November 18, 1998. URL: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/317/7169/1346#EL2
  13. Greyson, B. (2000). Military operatives posing as alien abductors [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 24(1), 68.
  14. Greyson, B. (2000). Reasons for living versus reasons for dying [Letter]. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 30, 189-190.
  15. Greyson, B. (2001). Introduction of Tim Dinsdale Prize winner, Kilmer McCully. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 15, 3-4.
  16. Greyson, B. (2004, Summer). Profile: SSE Treasurer Bruce Greyson. The SSE Explorer, 20(3), 23.
  17.  Greyson, B., Long, J. P. (2006). Does the arousal system contribute to near-death experience? [Letter]. Neurology, 67, 2265. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000252725.89247.7b (Also posted June 21, 2006 on the internet at URL: http://www.neurology.org/cgi/eletters/66/7/1003)
  18. Moreira-Almeida, A., Neto, F. L., Greyson, B. (2006). Dissociative and psychotic experiences in Brazilian Spiritist mediums [Letter]. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 76, 57-58. doi: 10.1159/000096365
  19. Greyson, B. (2007). Ian Stevenson [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 31(5), 67.
  20. Greyson, B. (2007). The NDE Scale [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 31(5), 67.
  21. Greyson, B. (2007). Response to Augustine’s “Does paranormal perception occur in near-death experiences?” [Letter]. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 26, 67-70. doi: 10.17514/JNDS-2007-26-1-p67-70
  22. Greyson, B., Parnia, S., and Fenwick, P. (2008). Visualizing out-of-body experience in the brain [Letter]. New England Journal of Medicine, 358, 855-856. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc073315
  23. Greyson, B. (2008). The near-death experience [Letter]. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 14(3), 14.
  24. Greyson, B. (2010). Hypercapnia and hypokalemia in near-death experiences [Letter]. Critical Care, 14, 420-421. doi: 10.1186/cc9016
  25. Greyson, B. (2010). Our brains and beliefs [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 34(5), 62-63.
  26. Greyson, B. (2011). Response to “Some basic problems with the term ‘near-death experience.’” Journal of Near-Death Studies, 29, 467-470. doi: 10.17514/JNDS-2011-29-4-p467-470
  27. Greyson, B. (2012). The age of denialism [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 36(2), 64-65.
  28. Greyson, B., Holden, J. M., and van Lommel, P. (2012). ‘There is nothing paranormal about near-death experiences’ revisited: Comment on Mobbs and Watt. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 445. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2012.07.002
  29. Greyson, B. (2013). Righteous indignation, scientists too? [Letter]. Skeptical Inquirer, 37(3), 62.
  30. Greyson, B., Kelly, E. F., and Dunseath, W. J. R. (2013). Surge of neurophysiological activity in the dying brain [Letter]. Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, 110, E4405. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1316937110

 

 

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS:

 

  1. Buckman, J., Greyson, B. (1977). Attempted suicide and bereavement. In Danto, B.L., Kutscher, A.H. (eds.), Suicide and bereavement (pp. 90‑104). New York, NY: Foundation of Thanatology.
  2. Hawkins, D.R., Taub, J.M., Van de Castle, R.L., Teja, J.S., Greyson, B., Garland, F., Talley, J.E. (1977). Sleep stages associated with depression in young adult patients. In Koella, W.P., Levin, P. (eds.), Sleep 1976 (pp. 424‑427). Basel, Switzerland: Karger.
  3. Greyson, B., Morris, L.J. (1979). Emotionally disturbed patients. In The basic life support handbook. Charlottesville, VA: Cambridge Publications.
  4. Greyson, B., Morris, L.J. (1979). Suicide. In The basic life support handbook. Charlottesville, VA: Cambridge Publications.
  5. Greyson, B., Harris, B. (1989). Counseling the near‑death experiencer. In Grof, S., Grof, C. (eds.), Spiritual emergency: When personal transformation becomes a crisis (pp. 199‑210). Los Angeles, CA: Jeremy P. Tarcher.
  6. Greyson, B. (1989). International Association for Near‑Death Studies. In Kastenbaum, R., Kastenbaum, B. (eds.), Encyclopedia of death (p. 159). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
  7. Greyson, B. (1989). Journal of Near‑Death Studies. In Kastenbaum, R., Kastenbaum, B. (eds.), Encyclopedia of death (pp. 166‑167). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
  8. Greyson, B. (1989). Near‑Death Experience Scale. In Kastenbaum, R., Kastenbaum, B. (eds.), Encyclopedia of death (pp. 192‑193. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
  9. Greyson, B. (1990). Introduction. In Harris, B., Bascom, L.C., Full circle: The near‑death experience and beyond (pp. 1‑6). New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.
  10. Greyson, B. (1990). Scientific commentary. In Harris, B., Bascom, L.C., Full circle: The near‑death experience and beyond (pp. 251‑270). New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.
  11. Greyson, B. (1990). Clinical approaches to the near‑death experiencer. In Harris, B., Bascom, L.C., Full circle: The near‑death experience and beyond (pp. 271‑285). New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.
  12. Greyson, B. (1991). Encounters with death. In Bernstein, E. (ed.), Encyclopaedia Britannica 1992 medical and health annual (pp. 46‑55). Chicago, IL: Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  13. Greyson, B. (1992). Désir de mort, désir de vie: La NDE dans les tentatives de suicide [Wish for death, wish for life: The NDE in suicide attempts]. In Mercier, É.‑S. (ed.), La mort transfigurée: Recherches sur les expériences vécues aux approches de la mort (NDE) (pp. 135‑145). Paris, France: L’Age du Verseau.
  14. Greyson, B. (1993). Reduced death threat in near‑death experiencers. In Neimeyer, R.A. (ed.), Death anxiety handbook: Research, instrumentation, and applications (pp. 169‑179). Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis.
  15. Greyson, B. (1994). Near‑death experiences. In Corsini, R.J. (ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology, 2nd ed. (pp. 460‑462). New York, NY: John Wiley.
  16. Greyson, B. (1996). The near‑death experience as a transpersonal crisis. In Scotton, B.W., Chinen, A.B., Battista, J. R. (eds.), Textbook of transpersonal psychiatry and psychology (pp. 302‑315). New York, NY: Basic Books.
  17. Stevenson, I., Greyson, B. (1996). Near-death experiences: Relevance to the question of survival after death. In Bailey, L. W., Yates, J. (eds.), The near-death experience: A reader (pp. 199-206). New York: Routledge.
  18. Greyson, B., Bush, N. E. (1996). Distressing near-death experiences. In Bailey, L. W., Yates, J. (eds.), The near-death experience: A reader (pp. 207-230). New York: Routledge.
  19. Greyson, B. (1997). Near‑death narratives. In Krippner, S., Powers, S. M. (eds.), Broken images, broken selves: Dissociative narratives in clinical practice (pp. 163-180). New York, NY: Brunner/Mazel.
  20. Greyson, B. (1997). Foreword. In Schoenbeck, S., The final entrance: A journey into death (pp. xi-xiv). Madison, WI: Prairie Oak Press.
  21. Greyson, B. (1998). Foreword. In Ring, K., Valarino, E. E., Lessons from the light: What we can learn from the near-death experience (pp. ix-xiii). New York, NY: Plenum/Insight.
  22. Kelly, E. W., Greyson, B., Stevenson, I. (1999). Beweisen Todesnäheerfahrungen das Überleben der menschlichen Persönlichkeit nach dem Tod? In Knoblauch, H., Soeffner, H.-G. (eds.), Todesnähe: Interdisziplinäre Zugänge zu einem außergewöhnlichen Phänomen (pp. 101-127). Konstanz, Germany: Universitätsverlag Konstanz.
  23. Greyson, B. (2000). Near‑death experiences. In Cardeña, E., Lynn, S., Krippner, S. (eds.), The varieties of anomalous experience: Examining the scientific evidence (pp. 315-352). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  24. Greyson, B. (2004). Near-death experiences. In Craighead, W. E., Nemeroff, C. B. (eds.), Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 3rd ed. (pp. 604-605). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
  25. Greyson, B. (2005). Posttraumatic stress symptoms following near-death experiences. In Turner, F. J. (ed.), Social work diagnosis in contemporary practice (pp. 353-359). New York: Oxford University Press.
  26. Greyson, B. (2006). Foreword. In Peake, A., Is there life after death? (pp. 4-6) London, England: Arcturus.
  27. Kelly, E. W., Greyson, B., Kelly, E. F. (2007). Unusual experiences near death and related phenomena. In Kelly, E. F., Kelly, E. W., Crabtree, A., Gauld, A., Grosso, M., Greyson, B., Irreducible mind: Toward a psychology for the 21st century (pp. 367-421). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  28. Greyson, B. (2009). Near-death experiences and the physio-kundalini syndrome. In Hughes, A. (ed.), Kundalini rising: Exploring the energy of awakening (pp. 173-183). Boulder, CO: Sounds True.
  29. Holden, J. M., Greyson, B., and James, D. (2009). The field of near-death studies: Past, present, and future. In Holden, J. M., Greyson, B., and James, D. (eds.), Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation (pp. 1-16). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.
  30.  Greyson, B., Kelly, E. W., and Kelly, E. F. (2009). Explanatory models for near-death experiences. In Holden, J. M., Greyson, B., and James, D. (eds.), Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation (pp. 213-234). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.
  31. Greyson, B. (2009). Near-death experiences and death-bed visions. In A. Kellehear (Ed.), The study of dying: From autonomy to transcendence (pp. 251-273). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
  32. Greyson, B. (2010). Near-death experiences. In Weiner, I. B., Craighead, W. E. (eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 4th ed. (pp. 1066-1068). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
  33. Greyson, B. (2011). Near-death experience. World book advanced. World Book. Web, downloaded 4 Nov 2011.
  34. Greyson, B. (2011). Cosmological implications of near-death experiences. In Penrose, R., Hameroff, S. (eds.), Near-Death, After-Death, Out-of-Body, Dream, Hallucinations and the Neuroscience and Evolution of Spirituality (pp. 49-65). Cambridge, MA: Cosmology Science Publishers. [Kindle e-book]
  35. Greyson, B. (2012). Near-death experiences. In V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), The encyclopedia of human behavior, vol. 2 (pp. 669-676). St. Louis: Academic Press.
  36. Greyson, B. (2012). The psychology of near-death experiences and spirituality. In Miller, L. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Psychology and Spirituality (pp. 514-527). New York: Oxford University Press.
  37. Greyson, B. (2012). Foreword. In Bush, N.E., Dancing past the dark: Distressing near-death experiences (pp. vii-ix). Cleveland, TN: Parson’s Porch Books.
  38. Greyson, B. (2013). Is consciousness produced by the brain? In Johnson, B. (ed.), Cosmology and consciousness: Exchanges between Buddhist scholars and Western scientists on mind and matter (pp. 59-87). Dharamsala, India: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.
  39. Greyson, B. (2014). Near‑death experiences. In Cardeña, E., Lynn, S., Krippner, S. (eds.), The varieties of anomalous experience: Examining the scientific evidence (2nd ed.)(pp. 333-367). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/14258-102
  40. Fracasso, C., Greyson, B., and Friedman, H. (2013). Near-death experiences and transpersonal psychology: Focus on helping near-death experiencers. In Friedman, H., and Hartelius, G. (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of transpersonal psychology (pp. 367-381). Chichester, England: Wiley/Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118591277.ch20

 

BOOKS:

 

  1. Greyson, B., Flynn, C. P. (1984). The near‑death experience: Problems, prospects, perspectives. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 289 pp.
  2. Kelly, E. F., Kelly, E. W., Crabtree, A., Gauld, A., Grosso, M., Greyson, B. (2007). Irreducible mind: Toward a psychology for the 21st century. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  3. Holden, J. M., Greyson, B., and James, D. (eds.). (2009). Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.

 

MANUSCRIPTS IN PRESS:

 

  1. Greyson, B. Near-death experiences. (In press). In Presti, D. (ed.), Steps toward the nature of mind: Deepening the dialogue between Buddhism and science. New York: Columbia University Press.
  2. Fracasso, C., Greyson, B., and Friedman, H. (In press). Near-death experiences and transpersonal psychology: Focus on helping near-death experiencers. Journal of Transpersonal Research.