Sigmund Freud suggested that “taphephobia,” was linked to wider terrors relating to the undead and that it manifested a return of psychic energies.
Many readers will find the frequent use of the word “psycho” in this article offensive. This is however, the way mental illness is portrayed on the big screen.
Why do we fear death? Is it an inherent universal concept in human nature or does society induce it?
Implications for the role of mortality salience increased supernatural agent beliefs even when the supernatural agency was presented in a culturally alien context.
Necrophilia is a paraphilia whereby the perpetrator gets sexual pleasure in having sex with the dead, and most jurisdictions and nations have laws against this practice.
Attempts have been made to answer this question, generally about the nature of horror texts with the distinctive character of horror consumers.