Title: Intracolleague Aggression in a Group of Dutch Prison Workers: Negative Affectivity and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Authors: Bogaerts, Stefan ×
van der Laan, Andre #
Issue Date: May-2013
Series Title: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology vol:57 issue:5 pages:544-556
Abstract: This study examined workplace aggression among a Dutch group of 174 prison workers at 10 penitentiaries in the Netherlands. The purpose of the study was to investigate the main and interaction effects of Type D personality and violence on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The results showed a significant interaction effect between the type of violence and Type D personality. Physically violated Type D individuals achieved the highest average score on the PTSD scale. Type D personality was found to have a strong main effect on PTSD.
ISSN: 0306-624X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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