a dissociative experience wherein the person imagines their mind, soul, or spirit has exited the body and is functioning or comprehending separately. Such experiences are frequently claimed by those who have come back from the point of death- they have additionally been claimed by those utilizing hallucinogens or under hypnosis. specific occult or spiritualistic practices might additionally try to elicit such experiences. See astral projection.
OUT-OF-BODY EXPERIENCE: "Many people who have been revived from death by medical professionals claim to have had out-of-body experiences, but it was hard for Sarah's family to believe such had happened to her."