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  • On The Edgeby John Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be “on the edge.” Andy O'Hara, who survived his near suicide and describes the feelings and pain he felt... more...

  • Police Suicideby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 35.95

    In this second edition of Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, the author brings together “old and new” information on police suicide and he introduces some promising findings. In doing so, he clarifies some issues and provides a source of information for police officers, administrators, and academic researchers. In this lucidly written book... more...

  • Dying for the Jobby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95

    Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...

  • Posttraumatic Stress Interventionby John M. Violanti; Douglas Paton

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 38.95

    Since the 1980's, posttraumatic stress intervention has focused primarily on "psychological debriefings" to help prevent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While debriefing is said to be important, mental health professionals are uncertain about outcomes, and there is agreement that debriefing may be somewhat hindered by its pathogenic... more...

  • Police Traumaby John Violanti; Douglas Paton

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 61.95

    The police fight a different kind of war, and the enemy is the police officerís own civilian population: those who engage in crime, social indignity, and inhumane treatment of others. The result for the police officer is both physical and psychological battering, occasionally culminating in the officer sacrificing his or her life to protect others.... more...

  • Traumatic Stress in Critical Occupationsby Douglas Paton; John Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 52.95

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the recognition, consequences and treatment of traumatic stress in critical occupations. The term "critical occupation" describes both the critical role that members of the emergency and helping professions play in protecting communities and their members and the fact that, in the course of acting... more...

  • Under the Blue Shadowby John M. Violanti; Stephanie Samuels

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 38.95

    Police work involves the difficult task of preventing community dysfunction and preserving law and order within the community. Officers who deal with human misery on a daily basis work under a hidden danger not visible on the street: that of psychological harm. UNDER THE BLUE SHADOW was written to provide clinical cases and research in one volume in... more...

  • Working in High Risk Environmentsby Douglas Paton; John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 34.95

    The impact of events such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina were felt across the spectrum of organizations. Such events provide vivid illustrations of the exceptional circumstances that emergency and protective service agencies and businesses alike can encounter. The goal of this book is to broaden the perspectives on the populations... more...

  • Who Gets PTSD?by John M. Violanti; Douglas Paton

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 31.95

    Persons engaged in occupations that require emergency responses must frequently deal with exposure to incidents that are traumatic. Some of these persons develop posttraumatic stress reactions or full-blown posttraumatic stress disorder, while others do not. A key issue in the development of traumatic stress is vulnerability. This book draws from research... more...

  • Traumatic Stress in Police Officersby Douglas Paton; John M. Violanti; Karen Burke

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 53.95

    The objective of this book is to demonstrate how adopting a career perspective can provide a more comprehensive conceptualization of traumatic stress processes as they apply to police officers and agencies and provide a framework that can be used to guide research and intervention agenda in ways that reflect the changes that can occur over the course... more...