The interdisciplinary study of death and the dying.
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Thanatology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:
Thanatology researcher: Thanatology researchers study death and the dying in a variety of scientific fields such as psychology, sociology, physiology and anthropology. They contribute to the growth of knowledge on aspects of death such as the psychological phenomena the dying and those around them are experiencing.
Thanatology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
- Thanatology – ESCO