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2019-06-25 - Colloque/Présentation - communication orale - Anglais - page(s)

Vicenzutto Audrey , Telle Emilie , Buchet Mélanie, Pham Hoang Thierry , "The emotional experience of police officers: Positive factors associated with acute stress and post-traumatic stress following exposure to a potentially traumatic event" in 19th Annual IAFMHS Conference: Cultural Diversity at the Intersection of Mental Health and the Law, Montréal, Canada, 2019

  • Codes CREF : Psychologie juridique (DI4258)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Psychologie légale (P352)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut des Sciences et Technologies de la Santé (Santé)
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(Anglais) Functions of police are recognized as an emergency work as officers are confronted to the most society dramatic events involving death, other physical or psychological violence (aggression, homicide, kidnapping, etc.). Current study investigates influence of social support (SSQ6), self-efficacy (SES), quality of professional life (ProQOL) on post-traumatic (TRAUMAQ) and acute stress (SASRQ) among 85 police officers. Results report self-efficacy and poor quality of professional life correlate and predict, respectively negatively and positively, both post-traumatic and acute stress. Results are discussed with regard to the international literature on factors and related treatment issues among emergency workers.