Comparison of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder according to Organizational Characteristics among Police Officers

경찰관의 조직적 특성에 따른 외상후 스트레스 장애 비교 분석

  • 신성원 (대구한의대학교 경찰행정학과)
  • Received : 2012.07.27
  • Accepted : 2012.08.22
  • Published : 2012.09.28


In this study, the relationship between the organizational characteristics of police officers and the level of post-traumatic stress disorder in the comparative analysis was to check for post-traumatic stress disorder, according to the organizational characteristics affect. To accomplish this, a way ANOVA analysis of variance(One-way ANOVA) was conducted. The department in post-traumatic stress disorder level, a significant difference was found. It was more likely to be exposed to a traumatic experience if who is working in the front-line department. Post-traumatic stress disorder according to the work unit, a significant difference was found. The level of Post-traumatic stress disorder in outside job unit officers was higher than that of desk job unit offcers. Post-traumatic stress disorder according to the rank and duration of employment and the administrative district level, a significant difference was not found.


Police Officers;Organizational Characteristics;Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;Comparison;Analysis


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