Terror Management Theory and Research: How the Desire for Death Transcendence Drives Our Strivings for Meaning and Significance

Jeff Greenberg, Kenneth Vail, Tom Pyszczynski

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

82 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-134
Number of pages50
JournalAdvances in Motivation Science
StatePublished - Jan 2014


  • Death
  • Death thought accessibility
  • Mortality salience
  • Self-esteem
  • Terror management
  • Worldview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

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