Aggression and violence, posttraumatic stress and absenteeism in penitentiaries

Aggression and violence, posttraumatic stress and absenteeism in penitentiaries

Summary

The aim of the Judicial Penitentiary Service (DJI) is to gain insight into the possible effects of aggression and violence among employees and in the factors which are at the roots of it. The DJI is especially interested in absenteeism as a possible effect of aggression and violence among employees, and in the psychological factors that play a role. The findings of this study are presented in this report.

Index

Preface

  1. Introduction
  2. Possible effects of aggression and violence among employees and factors causing it
  3. Construction and testing of the hypothetical model
  4. The research results
  5. The exploratory study
  6. Summary and conclusions

References

Publication data

Author(s):
Kunst, M.J.J., Schweizer, S., Bogaerts, S., Knaap, L.M. van der
Organization(s):
Tilburg University, Intervict, WODC
Place of publication:
Den Haag
Publisher:
Boom Juridische uitgevers
Year of publication:
2008
ISBN:
978-90--5454-980-2
Series:
Onderzoek en beleid 260a

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