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Stress shield: a model of police resiliency.

@article{Paton2008StressSA,
  title={Stress shield: a model of police resiliency.},
  author={D. Paton and J. Violanti and P. Johnston and K. Burke and J. Clarke and D. Keenan},
  journal={International journal of emergency mental health},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          95-107
        }
}
  • D. Paton, J. Violanti, +3 authors D. Keenan
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of emergency mental health
  • This paper discusses the development of a new model of police officer resiliency. Following Antonovsky's definition of resilience, the model is built on the view that the resilience of a person or group reflects the extent to which they can call upon their psychological and physical resources and competencies in ways that allow them to render challenging events coherent, manageable, and meaningful. The model posits that a police officer's capacity to render challenging experiences meaningful… CONTINUE READING
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