Mind-induced death

Other Names:
Psychogenic death

In a study of deaths over 25 years in the Chinese community in California, it was discovered that mortality fell by 35% in the week before the Harvest Moon festival and then increased the week after -- leading to the conclusion that death can be briefly postponed until after the occurrence of a significant occasion.

Broader Problems:
Engineered death
Inducing death
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST