Year: 1991 Source: Death Studies, v.15, no.4, (July-August 1991), p.385-393 SIEC No: 19910745

This article stresses grief as an active process. The author believes standard treatment of bereavement is based on the belief that grief is a passive process. He asserts that grief as a coping process can be challenging and active. Alternative concepts of the grieving process are reviewed, & tasks which confront the bereaved are outlined. (VM)