As a follow-up to the 2003-2009 Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress Study, this project will examine how job stress affects police officers over time and detail specific causes of stress.
Title: Stressors and Cardio-Metabolic Disease in Police: A 12-year Longitudinal Study
Principal Investigator: John Violanti, PhD
Co-investigator: Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD
Funding Agency: National Institute Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Period: 09/01/15 - 08/31/19
Abstract: This study will assess police stress over a period of twelve years by examining physiological and psychological measures of stress and evaluating associations of these measures with cardiovascular and metabolic disease.