Addictions and the criminal justice system, what happens on the other side? Post-traumatic stress symptoms and cortisol measures in a police cohort.

@article{AustinKetch2012AddictionsAT,
  title={Addictions and the criminal justice system, what happens on the other side? Post-traumatic stress symptoms and cortisol measures in a police cohort.},
  author={Tammy L Austin-Ketch and John M. Violanti and Desta Bey Fekedulegn and Michael E. Andrew and Cecil M Burchfield and Tara A. Hartley},
  journal={Journal of addictions nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={22-9}
}
The Buffalo Cardio-metabolic Occupational Police Stress study, an occupational cohort study of police officers, was conducted to evaluate physiologic and stress measures in a high-risk occupation where occupational exposure to difficult criminal situations can lead to physiologic and psychological health consequences among those who enforce the law. The chronic exposure to human tragedy may place police officers at special risk for mental health disorders and the potential for misuse of alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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