Police Under Pressure: A Donkey on the Edge

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Roger Peters, 2007 - Burn out (Psychology) - 175 pages
About police, in particular from NSW Australia. The author, a 20 year practising psychologist, discusses the impact that operational policing can have on its members and their families. The book is also written for those who work with police, as well as emergency personnel and families of police officers.
 

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Contents

On Joining
10
Trauma and its Accumulation
20
Getting Help
37
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and treatment
53
Burnout
68
Bills StoryA Case for Tragic Optimism
84
Barrys Story
93
On Relationships
108
A Tap on the Shoulder
120
On becoming Resilient
132
Selected Bibliography
161
Appendices
166
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