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NCJ Number: 99444 Find in a Library
Title: Type A Behaviour in the New Zealand Police
Journal: Police Studies  Volume:8  Issue:2  Dated:(Summer 1985)  Pages:97-100
Author(s): V A Hewson; M Singer
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 4
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: An adapted version of the Bortner and Rosenman scale identified a sample of New Zealand police recruits as having a proportion of Type A individuals similar to that of the general population; the highest mean score was found among supervisors and the lowest among constables who had served at least ten years and had no interest in promotion.
Abstract: Implications of these findings for stress management programs are discussed. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Foreign police; New Zealand; Personality assessment; Police stress training
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