The dual process model of coping with bereavement: rationale and description.

@article{Stroebe1999TheDP,
  title={The dual process model of coping with bereavement: rationale and description.},
  author={M. Stroebe and H. Schut},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          197-224
        }
}
  • M. Stroebe, H. Schut
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Death studies
  • There are shortcomings in traditional theorizing about effective ways of coping with bereavement, most notably, with respect to the so-called "grief work hypothesis." Criticisms include imprecise definition, failure to represent dynamic processing that is characteristic of grieving, lack of empirical evidence and validation across cultures and historical periods, and a limited focus on intrapersonal processes and on health outcomes. Therefore, a revised model of coping with bereavement, the… CONTINUE READING
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