5 Stages of Grief With a Chronic Illness Diagnosis

5 Stages of Grief With a Chronic Illness Diagnosis

When you are diagnosed with a chronic illness like an autoimmune disease, or disease that does not have an effective treatment, it can be devastating. Many people will cycle through the five stages of grief repeatedly after their chronic illness diagnosis as they mourn the loss of their healthy selves, but you can gain strength through understanding the process.