The Dual Process Model of Coping with Bereavement: A Decade on

  title={The Dual Process Model of Coping with Bereavement: A Decade on},
  author={M. Stroebe and H. Schut},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  pages={273 - 289}
  • M. Stroebe, H. Schut
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying
  • The Dual Process Model of Coping with Bereavement (DPM; Stroebe & Schut, 1999) is described in this article. The rationale is given as to why this model was deemed necessary and how it was designed to overcome limitations of earlier models of adaptive coping with loss. Although building on earlier theoretical formulations, it contrasts with other models along a number of dimensions which are outlined. In addition to describing the basic parameters of the DPM, theoretical and empirical… CONTINUE READING
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