IANDS’ promotes a responsible, multi-disciplinary exploration of near-death and similar experiences, their effects on people’s lives, and their implications for beliefs about life, death, and human purpose.

IANDS provides reliable information to caregivers, experiencers, and the public through its quarterly magazine Vital Signs. The organizatino encourages interest in research and professional applications through its Journal of Near-Death Studies, through small grants and an NDE Research Fund, by organizing conferences and other programs, and with the publication of an indexed bibliography to the periodical literature on near-death experiences.

To help Near-death experiencers with the challenges they face, IANDS has created support and interest groups around the world.

IANDS Website Journal of Near-Death Studies