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Reducing Police Stress: A Psychiatrist's Point of View.
NIOSH 1975 Dec:85-116
A psychiatrist reports on experience gained from disabled police officers. Strain disorders, police stress, the disability process as a cause of stress, reducing police job stress and strain consequences, ameliorating the stress of the disability process, and counseling practices are explored and practical approaches for reducing police stress entertained. Medical considerations and the importance of the reduction of organizational stresses are emphasized. An edited interview with one police officer is included as an appendix.
NIOSH-Author; Law-enforcement-officers; Health-science-personnel; Environment; Psychological-effects; Psychological-stress; Medical-care; Prevention; Control-measures;
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-187
Job Stress and the Police Officer: Identifying Stress Reduction Techniques, Proceedings of a Symposium, Division of Biomedical and Behavioral Science, NIOSH, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 76-187
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