The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief

Kübler-Ross model “The stages, popularly known by the acronym DABDA, include:[3]

Denial — The first reaction is denial. In this stage individuals believe the diagnosis is somehow mistaken, and cling to a false, preferable reality. Anger — When the individual recognizes that denial cannot continue, it becomes frustrated, especially at proximate individuals. Certain psychological responses […]