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Kübler-Ross(ko͞o′blər-rŏs′, kü′-), Elisabeth 1926-2004.
Swiss-born American psychiatrist whose influential book On Death and Dying (1969) laid out a series of emotional stages through which terminally ill people progress: denial, anger, bargaining for time, depression, and acceptance.
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