Elisabeth Kubler - Ross: Stages of Dying
Terms in this set (5)
Stage 1: The individual disbelieves they are dying. State of shock that gradually remits.
Stage 2: This stage is marked by rage. Others or God are targets of frustration. Individuals may find it difficult to relate to the dying person.
Stage 3: Efforts to strike a deal with fate, God, or others may be seen.
Stage 4: Deep sadness develops as the dying person becomes increasingly weak and uncomfortable. Fear of death may occur. The individual and significant others feel a sense of tremendous loss.
Stage 5: The individual is often void of feeling. The dying person's struggle against death ends.