Mental Stress and Workers' Compensation Claims among Police Officers
- 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 (10544836);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...
- JOB STRESS AND PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF POLICE OFFICERS IN CENTRAL TAIWAN. YU-FEN CHEN // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;2009, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p1341
The relationship between job stress and job performance of police officers in Taiwan was explored. A survey was designed and distributed to 1,067 police officers in central Taiwan. The 787 valid responses to this questionnaire were quantitatively analyzed. Major findings were: (1) Officers...
- Addressing organisationally induced stress in a police jurisdiction: an Australian case study. Stevens, Stella; Muller, Juanita; Kendall, Elizabeth // International Journal of Police Science & Management;Autumn2006, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p198
Over 3,500 employees in a police jurisdiction have participated in a health promotion initiative designed to encourage staff to take responsibility for their health. This project was part of a range of initiatives to address workplace stress and involved physical and medical testing and advice....
- Stress, gender and policing: the impact of perceived gender discrimination on symptoms of stress. Dowler, Kenneth; Arai, Bruce // International Journal of Police Science & Management;Summer2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p123
Police work is inherently stressful. However, the traditionally male-dominated field of policing may create increased obstacles and stressors for female officers. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to examine gender differences in the perception of gender discrimination and in levels of...
- I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS: EXPLAINING MONDAY WORK INJURY CLAIMS. BUTLER, RICHARD J.; KLEINMAN, NATHAN; GARDNER, HAROLD H. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Spring2014 Supplement, p762
More workers' compensation claims for soft-tissue injuries are filed on Monday than on any other day of the week. Explanations for the Monday claims include "warm-up" or ergonomic effects, false classification of off-the-job weekend due to economic incentives, or psychological responses to...