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Does the internet change how we die and mourn? : overview and analysis. / Walter, Tony; Hourizi, Rachid; Moncur, Wendy; Pitsillides, Stacey.

In: Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2011, p. 275-302.

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Walter, T, Hourizi, R, Moncur, W & Pitsillides, S 2011, 'Does the internet change how we die and mourn?: overview and analysis' Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, vol 64, no. 4, pp. 275-302., 10.2190/OM.64.4.a

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Walter, T., Hourizi, R., Moncur, W., & Pitsillides, S. (2011). Does the internet change how we die and mourn?: overview and analysis. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 64(4), 275-302. 10.2190/OM.64.4.a

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Walter T, Hourizi R, Moncur W, Pitsillides S. Does the internet change how we die and mourn?: overview and analysis. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 2011;64(4):275-302. Available from: 10.2190/OM.64.4.a

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Walter, Tony; Hourizi, Rachid; Moncur, Wendy; Pitsillides, Stacey / Does the internet change how we die and mourn? : overview and analysis.

In: Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2011, p. 275-302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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