Bioethics, Thanatology, Life and death education, Terminal care, the increasing population ratio of the old.
Recently, there have been widespread discussion of many aspects of Bioethics, such as Euthanasia, Abortion, Genetic Engineering, Artificial Insemination, and Organ Transplanation, largely because of many remarkable technical developments in modern medicine. Moreover, Thanatology, the study of dying and death, has been studied in such interdisciplinary fields as Psychology, Psychiatry, Religion, Sociology, and other medical sciences, focusing on very important problems like terminal care, life and death education, the hospice movement and fatal disease―cancer.
The data presented in this paper are results obtained from an analysis of the attitude toward life and death, views on Bioethics, religious attitude as measured by making a sample out of questionare. This study had been an attempt to analyze the relationships on the attitudes toward life and death, bioethical problems, and social anxiety problems. e.g., the increasing population of the old which includes “Society for the aged”, among Japanese youth (College students, Medical students, Nursing students, Theology students, and Learned priest (Gakuso).