Tag Archives: Stages of Grief

Stage 5 Acceptance

Stage Five: Acceptance – Dr. Kubler-Ross says arriving at this stage certainly indicates that there is some emotional detachment and objectivity to the current situation. It is important to note Dr. Kubler-Ross’s research shows that the terminally ill patient often … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stage Four: Depression

Stage Four: Depression Dr. Kubler-Ross refers to this stage as preparatory grieving. In a way, it’s the dress rehearsal or the practice run for the aftermath even though this stage means different things to who is involved. It’s a sort … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stage Two: Anger

Stage Two: Anger. Anger can manifest itself in different ways. People that are emotionally upset can be angry with themselves, and/or others, especially those close to them, or those who are trying to help. Understanding this helps to stay detached … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stage One: Denial and Isolation

We continue our discussion on the stages of grief from Dr. Kubler-Ross’ model from On Death and Dying. Stage One: Denial and Isolation. Denial is a conscious or unconscious refusal to accept facts, information, or reality relating to the situation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments