Mental Stress and Workers' Compensation Claims among Police Officers
- Police Stressors, Negative Outcomes Associated with Them and Coping Mechanisms that May Reduce These Associations. Hakan Can, S.; Hendy, Helen M. // Police Journal;2014, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p167
One purpose of the present study was to examine how exposure to police stressors was associated with increased risk for physical, psychological and interpersonal negative outcomes. Another purpose was to identify 'healthy' or 'unhealthy' coping mechanisms that mediate these associations between...
- Sofrimento psÃquico em policiais civis do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Pinto, Liana Wernersbach; Figueiredo, Ana Elisa Bastos; Ramos de Souza, Edinilsa // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p633
The paper discusses the relationship between work and psychic suffering among police officers in the State of Rio de Janeiro. A questionnaire was filled out by these professionals in three separate studies: Capital Baixada Fluminense and Interior. The socio-demographic profile, quality of life,...
- Men in Blue. D'Antonio, Michael // Men's Health;Nov99, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p72
Points out that stress problems are epidemic in United States police departments. Example set by officer Jim Mock; Explanations from psychologists; Factors that contribute to the stress problems. INSET: The Dream Police, by Greg Gutfeld.
- Preface and Acknowledgments. Rostow, Cary D.; Davis, Robert D. // Handbook for Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in Law E;2004, preceding p1
This section focuses on several topics and issues discussed within the book "A Handbook for Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in Law Enforcement," including police psychology, forensic issues facing the law enforcement, and law enforcement administration.
- Appendix F: Statement of Understanding. // Handbook for Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in Law E;2004, p267
This section presents a sample statement of understanding that should precede the law-enforcement fitness-for-duty evaluation procedure.
- Brickbats. Oliver, Chaeles // Reason;Jun2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p11
The article presents some ironic examples of law enforcement including arrest of human rights activists in Zimbabwe for watching videos of protests in Egypt, a school district's decision to not allow the use of a seizure medicine containing THC, and suspension of a student for describing his...
- A Survey of Stress Levels and Time Spent Across Law Enforcement Duties: Police Chief and Officer Agreement. Korre, Maria; Farioli, Andrea; Varvarigou, Vasileia; Sato, Sho; Kales, Stefanos N. // Policing: A Journal of Policy & Practice;Jun2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p109
Health issues are commonly reported by law enforcement officers (LEOs) and often associated with stress. This study is the first to investigate the time spent and perceived stress encountered across the diverse variety of LEO activities. We developed a questionnaire to assess an average police...
- Stress intensity and performance capabilities of law enforcement officers. Nikolaeva, N. V.; Konopleva, I. N. // Psychology & Law / Psihologia i Pravo;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p87
We discuss the problem of the stress influence on the performance of law enforcement officers. The importance of the stress connection with psychological and psychophysical functioning is caused by the fact that many professional tasks solving is possible only in case of effective adaptation to...
- LEOSS-R: Four Types of Police Stressors and Negative Psychosocial Outcomes Associated with Them. Hakan Can, S.; Hendy, Helen M.; Karagoz, Turgay // Policing: A Journal of Policy & Practice;Dec2015, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p340
The present study developed the Law Enforcement Officer Stress Survey-Revised (LEOSS-R) to identify types of police stressors, then it examined which stressors were most associated with negative psychosocial outcomes for police officers. Participants included 232 Turkish police officers who...