Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Quotes

When I came to this country in 1958, to be a dying patient in a medical hospital was a nightmare. You were put in the last room, furthest away from the nurses' station. You were full of pain, but they wouldn't give you morphine. Nobody told you that you were full of cancer and that it was understandable that you had pain and needed medication.

 
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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Born: July 8, 1926
  • Died: August 24, 2004
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Psychologist

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying (1969), where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief, also known as the "Kübler-Ross model".

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