A Survey of Quality of Life and Depression for Police Officers in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

@article{Chen2005ASO,
  title={A Survey of Quality of Life and Depression for Police Officers in Kaohsiung, Taiwan},
  author={Hsiu-Chao Chen and Frank Huang-Chih Chou and Ming-Chao Chen and Shu-fang Su and S Wang and Wen-Wei Feng and Pei-Chun Chen and Juin-Yang Lai and Shin-Shin Chao and Shiow-Lan Yang and Tung-Chieh Tsai and Kuan-Yi Tsai and Kung-Shih Lin and Chun-Ying Lee and Hung-Chi Wu},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={925-932}
}
Objective: The enormous job stress of police work may result in depression, which is highly correlated with work disability and poor quality of life. We investigated the quality of life, the probability of depression, and the related risk factors for police officers in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Methods: We used the 12-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-12) and the Disaster-Related Psychological Screening Test (DRPST) to assess the quality of life and prevalence of depression for 832 police officers in… CONTINUE READING

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