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experience of psychological stress in operational uniformed police constables.

Graham Crowe

experience of psychological stress in operational uniformed police constables.

by Graham Crowe

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Manchester, Department of Social Policy.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Social Policy.
The Physical Object
Pagination434p.
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16573180M

  Stress in policing remains a serious concern for individual officers, their families, their organizations and society at large. As an editor of the Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Risk series, Ronald J. Burke brings together the latest research findings and intervention strategies, shown to be effective, by an international group of : Hardcover. The relationship between stress and health (i.e., both physical health and psychological well-being) has received much attention over the years, with researchers demonstrating a consistent association between the two; that is, the more stress people experience, the poorer their physical and mental health.

explores the major causes of stress and amount of stress faced by police constables. Police occupational stress is a widespread problem because of its numerous negative effects on individuals and on police organizations. Officers who experience high levels of occupational stress report a high incidence of physical ailments. In his preface to this book, Dr. Kitaeff acknowledges that an earlier book in our series, Police Psychology Into the 21st Century (, edited by Martin Kurke and Ellen Scrivner), was a success- ful groundbreaking work that attempted to examine some of the connections between psychological.

This description of the role of psychological services in undercover policing focuses on team formation, selection and training, preparation for undercover operations, deployment and monitoring, termination and reintegration, stress management during operations, and postoperation services for . Police Use of Force Stress Effects. Stress is a state of psychological tension. It is a reaction or effect caused by unfavorable physical, psychological, or social forces, such as in a force situation. The force situation acts as an alarm signal that triggers the stress response. The officer’s sympathetic nervous system becomes abnormally active.


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