Policing and Stress

Policing and Stress

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Policing and Criminal Justice. Focusing on the topic of police stress, this text compiles chapters written by leading police researchers who examine the sources and consequences of stress, as well as effective strategies for coping with it.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 172.7 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131123718
  • 9780131123717

Table of contents

I. SOURCES OF POLICE STRESS. 1. Police Officer Stress and Occupational Stressors: Before and After 9/11, Dennis J. Stevens. 2. Critical Incidents and Police Officer Stress, Douglas Paton. 3. Hidden Hazards of Responding to Domestic Disputes, Judy Van Wyk. 4. The Stress of Change: The Impact of Changing a Traditional Police Department to a Community-Oriented, Problem-Solving Department, Vivian Lord. II. CONSEQUENCES OF POLICE STRESS. 5. The Costs of Protecting and Serving: Exploring the Consequences of Police Officers' Stress, Kent R. Kerley. 6. Dying for the Job: Psychological Stress, Disease and Mortality in Police Work, John M. Violanti. 7. A Psycho-Social Process Model of Police Suicide, Robert Loo. III. COPING WITH STRESS. 8. Understanding Police Stress and Coping Resources Across Gender: A Look Towards General Strain Theory, Nicole Leeper Piquero. 9. Workplace Strategies for Prevention of PTSD, Christine Stephens. 10. Police Coping with Stress: The Importance of Emotions, Gender and Minority Status, Robin Haarr and Merry Morash. Conclusion: Reflections on Policing and Stress, M.L. Dantzker.
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