Chapter 4.5. Psychological and Legal Implications of Occupational Stress for Criminal Justice Practitioners

  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences3 and
  2. Ray Bull Professor of Criminological and Legal Psychology4
  1. Jennifer Brown Professor of Forensic Psychology1 and
  2. Janette Porteous Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law2

Published Online: 2 MAR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013397.ch24

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brown, J. and Porteous, J. (2003) Psychological and Legal Implications of Occupational Stress for Criminal Justice Practitioners, in Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition (eds D. Carson and R. Bull), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013397.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK

  2. 2

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2005
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498742

Online ISBN: 9780470013397

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Keywords:

  • health and safety executive (HSE);
  • good management;
  • workplace stress

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stressors and Stress Reactions

  • Occupational Culture

  • Contemporary Context for Working in Criminal Justice Practice

  • Legal Remedies

  • Conclusions—The Way Forward

  • References