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Paranormal Phenomena/Comprised end of life experience?


Dear Greg Pocha,
  Through study and experience, have you considered the possible implications for people that pass, while under the influence of strong pain medications, (those hospitalized or receiving end of life services through Hospice)? If so, could share your thoughts about how this might impact this transitional event?

Thank you, Brie

Hello Brie,

  Thank you for your patience in awaiting my reply. As stated I had an unexpected stay in the hospital.

  What you ask is most interesting. If a person were of reasonable sane mind while not under the influence of medication then there is no reason for that medication to effect them when they are freed of their bodily boundaries. Although the meds may have altered the chemistry of the "brain", the "mind" is not influenced, based on the studies that the mind, the personality or soul, is separate from the body.

  However if the deceased had developmental disabilities such as mental retardation or schizophrenia for examples in life, the transition may be a difficult one, as the "self" or psyche never had the chance to develop. Therefore the new realm may be very confusing to them. Those who had limited communication skills may express themselves physically by attacking a person or throwing objects about, and that may explain some poltergeist activity.

  However, in a hospice especially, the overall expectation is for the person in care to pass on. Regardless of the state of mind of the dying, the guardians and pre-deceased family would have gathered to assist the deceased into the light. For example, the 1st Assistant Director of the Eidolon Project Canada works in a hospital. She has heard from those in Palliative Care units that on the odd occasion that the unit seems "busy" or crowded. Not from living staff being on ward, but rather from invisible entities who have come to take somebody over to the light.

  I believe that a sound mind is not influenced by medications after the living soul has departed the dead shell it came in. Certainly, some initial confusion may be there, but that is quickly dispelled one the deceased receive information from their guardians. The guardians are always with us... no one dies alone.

  I hope that this has helped clear up some concerns that you had. I am always available should you need more help.

Very warm regards,
Greg Pocha / All Experts  

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Ghosts - Hauntings - Paranormal & Preternatural Phenomena - Parapsychology - Death/Afterlife Studies

Director of Parapsychology and Paranormal Studies (Eidolon Project Canada)

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Greg Pocha is the Director of Parapsychology and Paranormal Studies for the Eidolon Project Canada. Mr. Pocha is also a leading authority on 'Spectral Profiling'. He has been actively researching and investigating the paranormal in relation to ghosts, hauntings, paranormal activity, parapsychology, psychical research and other closely related areas as a professional since 1999 although his interest and study of the paranormal goes back nearly a half century. He is one of the founders of 'Eidolon Project Canada', an organization that researchs and investigates hauntings at no cost to their clients. Besides studying the subjects that most people consider 'paranormal', Greg also studies subjects such as Near Death Experiences, and other scientific areas. Greg has instructed the Paranormal Studies course for Edmonton Public School's Adult Continuing Education department. He has also given seminars for Edmonton Public Libraries programs. Greg continues adding to his knowledge through study and his continued active involvement in research and investigations of hauntings throughout his home province of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Pocha has been called in to offer his expertise and assist in independent investigations. His input and opinions are sought after and respected.

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Outside of practical hands-on experience and field work for over a decade, Greg owns a private reference library approaching 1,000 books dealing with the paranormal, ghosts, hauntings, parapsychology, physics, medical and other related subject. Here is a subject sampling of this extensive library:GHOSTS - HAUNTINGS - POLTERGEIST - CLASSICAL & QUANTUM THEORY - ENCYCLOPEDIAS / DICTIONARIES / ANTHOLOGIES on PARANORMAL STUDIES - TEXTS on PARAPSYCHOLOGY - DEMONOLOGY - CASE STUDIES - INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES - HISTORY / MYTHOLOGY of GHOSTS - THANATOLOGY - NEAR DEATH STUDIES - HOSPICE CARE - PSYCHICAL STUDIES - BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY - etc.. Authors include: Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Albert Einstein, Stephan Hawking, Paul Davis, Carl Sagan, Allison DuBois, James van Praagh, Derek Achora, John Robert Columbo, Dr.Raymond Moody Jr., Dr.Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Dr. Maurice Rawlings, Dr.Melvin Morse, Dr.Janis Amatuzio, Dr. Kenneth Ring, Dr. Jeffrey Long, Harry Price, Hans Holzer, Andrew Lang, Ed & Lorraine Warren, A.Arthur Findlay, Nandor Fudor, Colin Wilson, Plato, DeCarte, Nietzshce, This ever growing library is available should references need to be made to help in answering your questions. Greg's on-going education in the paranormal and parapsychology fields is unending.

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