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The Prevention of Trauma Reactions in Police Officers: Decreasing Reliance in Drugs and Alcohol

Accession Number: 027643
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This report examines the use of a resilience training program for new-recruit police officers designed to help them alleviate stress and trauma experienced on the job and reduce the related abuse of drugs and alcohol. Six chapters follow an executive summary: literature review; development of the resilience training program; method and materials for evaluating the resilience training program; detailed description of the dataset used in the analyses; results of the resilience training program evaluation; and synthesis and recommendations. The program was slightly successful in reducing stress levels experienced by new-recruits.

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