Research Roundup: Latest Research on Stress and Police Officers

Compiled by Rob Shaul

“Factors influencing post-traumatic stress disorder among police officers in South Korea” by H. Oh, Cheol-yeung Jang, and Michael Ko (Published on 2022-12-09)

  • This study identifies critical incident trauma (CIT), social support, resilience, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Korean police officers and determines factors related to PTSD to obtain basic data for developing a PTSD intervention.
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  • DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1024284

“How Do Police Officers Cope with Stress? A Qualitative Study”
by Constance Singo and H. Shilubane (Published on 2022-11-17)

  • This study investigates the coping mechanisms used by law enforcement officers in dealing with stress. The findings revealed support systems, religion, participation in sports, and substance abuse as strategies used by police officers to deal with stressful situations.
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  • DOI: 10.1007/s11896-022-09556-0

“Predictors of Secondary Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Police Officers Exposed to Secondary Trauma” by N. Ogińska-Bulik and Grzegorz Bąk (Published on 2022-10-11)

  • This study aims to establish the predictors of secondary traumatic stress (STS) symptoms among police officers who have been exposed to secondary trauma in the line of duty. The study found that perceived health status, CIT, social support, and resilience had a strong relationship with PTSD.
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  • DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0016.0390

“Occupational Stress and Adversity Quotient of Police Officers in Northern Samar” by T. Johny (Published on 2022-10-09)

  • This study determines the adversity quotient and degree of stress of the police officers in the Province of Northern Samar. The study found that police officers in Northern Samar experienced moderate stress on both operational and organizational stress.
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  • DOI: 10.54536/ajsl.v1i1.649


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