Stress Management For Law Enforcement Officers / Edition 1

Stress Management For Law Enforcement Officers / Edition 1

by Wayne Anderson, David Swenson, Daniel Clay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131469452

ISBN-13: 9780131469457

Pub. Date: 10/19/1994

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written by a psychologist and law enforcement officers, this book provides an overview of stress sources of, physiology, how much is too much? Specific stress factors in law enforcement, (hazards, supervision, testifying, post-shooting trauma, undercover assignments, women in law enforcement, cultural diversity). The book closes with chapters on controlling stress

Overview

Written by a psychologist and law enforcement officers, this book provides an overview of stress sources of, physiology, how much is too much? Specific stress factors in law enforcement, (hazards, supervision, testifying, post-shooting trauma, undercover assignments, women in law enforcement, cultural diversity). The book closes with chapters on controlling stress (physical and psychological techniques, developing support systems the work-family connection, modifying stress through organizational development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131469457
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/19/1994
Edition description:
Facsimile
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. UNDERSTANDING STRESSES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.

1. Sources of Stress.

2. Zone of Stability: How Much Stress Is Too Much?

3. The Physiology of Stress.

4. Conflicting Demands of Law Enforcement.

II. SPECIFIC STRESS FACTORS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.

5. Shiftwork.

6. Hazards and Dangers: The Adrenalin Rush.

7. Dealing with Death and Severe Injury.

8. Post Shooting Trauma.

9. Supervision.

10. Dealing with the Public.

11. Testifying in Court: On the Firing Line Again.

12. Special Job Assignments: Undercover.

13. Women in Law Enforcement.

14. Stress and Cultural Diversity.

15. Small Departments and Rural Law Enforcement.

III. CONTROLLING STRESS.

16. Stress Management: An Overview of Methods and Techniques.

17. Stress Management: Physical and Psychological Techniques.

18. Developing Support Systems.

19. The Work-Family Stress Connection.

20. Administration's Role in Combating Police Stress.

21. Modifying the Stress Culture Through Organization Development.

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