Templer Death Anxiety Scale (DAS)

1.    I am very much afraid to die.
2.    The thought of death seldom enters my mind.
3.    It does not make me nervous when people talk about death.
4.    I dream to think about ha‎ving to have an operation.
5.    I am not at all afraid to die.
6.    I am not particularly afraid of getting cancer.
7.    The thought of death never bothers me.
8.    I am often distressed by the way time flies so very rapidly.
9.    I fear dying a painful death.
10.The subject of life after death troubles me greatly.
11.I am really scared of ha‎ving a heart attack.
12.I often think about how short life really is.
13.I shudder when I hear people talk about a World War III.
14.The sigh of a dead body is horrifying to me.
15.I feel that the future holds nothing for me to fear.
 
 
This instrument can be found on pages 186- 189 of RESILIENCE AGAINST DEATH ANXIETY IN RELATIONSHIP TO POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND PSYCHIATRIC CO-MORBIDITY. Available online at: http://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/pearl_jspui/bitstream/10026.1/306/4/Hoelterhoff%20M%20E_2010.pdf
 
Hoelterhoff‚ Mark 2010. RESILIENCE AGAINST DEATH ANXIETY IN RELATIONSHIP TO POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND PSYCHIATRIC CO-MORBIDITY. thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY. University of Plymouth.

Templer‚ D. I. (1970). The construction and validation of a death anxiety scale. The Journal of General Psychology‚ 82‚ 165-177

 

Tavakoli. Mohammad Ali & Ahmadzadeh.  Behrooz. Investigation of Validity and Reliability of Templer Death Anxiety Scale. Thought & Behavior in Clinical Psychology. 2011‚ Volume 6‚ Number 21