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"Inside hell": una revisione sistematica narrativa della letteratura sul rischio suicidario tra gli agenti di polizia
Titolo Rivista: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Autori/Curatori: Emanuela Saita, Miriam Fanciullo, Federica Facchin 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2018 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  19 P. 515-533 Dimensione file:  72 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2018-003012
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Secondo i dati riportati dall’Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità, ogni anno commettono suicidio fino ad 800.000 persone, soprattutto di età compresa tra i 15 e i 29 anni. Si tratta dunque di un problema complesso, che muove interrogativi di tipo clinico-sociale e filosofico. Tra le diverse categorie professionali, quella degli agenti di polizia sembra essere particolarmente a rischio per l’esposizione ad eventi potenzialmente traumatici, per i turni spesso massacranti e per la cultura organizzativa, che stigmatizza la sofferenza psichica impedendo ai soggetti più sofferenti di mettere in parola la propria vulnerabilità. In questa revisione sistematica della letteratura sono state analizzate le risultanze di 24 articoli sul tema del suicidio in polizia pubblicati tra il 2003 e il 2018. I temi cruciali affrontati dalle ricerche riguardano il tasso di suicidi in questa popolazione, i fattori di rischio (stressors e loro conseguenze a livello intrapsichico, comportamentale e relazionale) e i programmi di prevenzione/intervento. Dei 24 studi in esame, solo uno si è focalizzato sul fenomeno del suicidio tra gli agenti penitenziari. Si ritiene dunque che questa rappresenti un’importante pista d’indagine per ricerche future.


Keywords: Polizia, suicidio, fattori di rischio, programmi di intervento, prevenzione.

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Emanuela Saita, Miriam Fanciullo, Federica Facchin, in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 3/2018, pp. 515-533, DOI:10.3280/RIP2018-003012

   

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