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Associations of specific stressors, neuroticism, and perceived stress among police officers.

Authors
Violanti-JM; Mnatsakanova-A; Andrew-ME; Fekedulegn-D; Hartley-TA
Source
Ann Epidemiol 2014 Sep; 24(9):688
NIOSHTIC No.
20045370
Abstract
Purpose: Examine associations of police work stressors with perceived stress and whether neuroticism, a personality trait indicating negative affect and poor adaptation, influenced this association. Methods: The Spielberger Police Stress Survey, Perceived Stress Scale, and the NEO-FF-I were utilized in this cross-sectional study of 380 police officers. Linear regression and ANCOVA were used to examine mean perceived stress levels across quartiles of police stressor scores (total, administrative, danger and lack of support). Associations were adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity, alcohol use, smoking status, and stratified by high (= median) versus low (
Keywords
Police-officers; Stress; Law-enforcement; Law-enforcement-workers; Humans; Men; Women; Psychological-effects; Psychology; Psychological-stress; Statistical-analysis; Emergency-responders
CODEN
ANNPE3
Publication Date
20140901
Document Type
Abstract
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
M112014
Issue of Publication
9
ISSN
1047-2797
NIOSH Division
HELD
Priority Area
Public Safety
Source Name
Annals of Epidemiology
State
WV; NY
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