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Stress Management For Law Enforcement Officers

Stress Management For Law Enforcement Officers
Author: Wayne Anderson - David Swenson - Daniel Clay
ISBN 13: 9780131469457
ISBN 10: 131469452
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 1994-10-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $84.40

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


Covers the sources and physiology of stress in law enforcement; specific stress factors including shift work, hazards, emotional trauma, supervision, the public, court, undercover work, cultural and gender diversity, rural vs. urban departments, and the work-family stress connection; and controlling stress using physical and psychological methods, support systems, and the role of administration in reducing stress. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)