John M Violanti

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Police trauma encounters: precursors of compassion fatigue
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, 270 Farber Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 6:75-80. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Hardiness and psychological distress in a cohort of police officers
    Michael E Andrew
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch in Morgantown, VW 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:137-47. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Police trauma and cardiovascular disease: association between PTSD symptoms and metabolic syndrome
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:227-37. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Shift-work and suicide ideation among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Am J Ind Med 51:758-68. 2008
  5. pmc Associations of Depressive Symptoms and Brachial Artery Reactivity among Police Officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Saf Health Work 4:27-36. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and carotid artery intima-media thickness in police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:931-42. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Police suicide in small departments: a comparative analysis
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, at the School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:157-62. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Shift work and long-term injury among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:361-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Behind the blue shadow: a theoretical perspective for detecting police suicide
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:37-40. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Is suicide higher among separated/retired police officers? an epidemiological investigation
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:221-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Police trauma encounters: precursors of compassion fatigue
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, 270 Farber Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 6:75-80. 2004
    ..Available strategies for prevention are discussed..
  2. ncbi request reprint Hardiness and psychological distress in a cohort of police officers
    Michael E Andrew
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch in Morgantown, VW 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:137-47. 2008
    ..The magnitude of gender differences in these associations shows that for depressive and PTSD symptoms, the commitment dimension of hardiness may be more protective in female police officers than in male officers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Police trauma and cardiovascular disease: association between PTSD symptoms and metabolic syndrome
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:227-37. 2006
    ..71, 95% C.I. = 0.99 - 7.37). Thus, officers with severe PTSD symptoms were approximately three times more likely to have the metabolic syndrome and education may account for some of this association...
  4. doi request reprint Shift-work and suicide ideation among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Am J Ind Med 51:758-68. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study assessed the association of shift work with suicide ideation among police officers...
  5. pmc Associations of Depressive Symptoms and Brachial Artery Reactivity among Police Officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Saf Health Work 4:27-36. 2013
    ..The objective of this cross sectional study was to investigate the relationship between depressive symptoms and brachial artery reactivity (BAR) in an understudied population: police officers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and carotid artery intima-media thickness in police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:931-42. 2013
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the association between depressive symptoms and carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) among police officers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Police suicide in small departments: a comparative analysis
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, at the School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:157-62. 2012
    ..Smaller police departments had a significantly higher suicide rate than large departments. Possible reasons include lack of availability for mental health assistance, increased workload and danger and community visibility...
  8. doi request reprint Shift work and long-term injury among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:361-8. 2013
    ..In this study, we extended our inquiry to determine whether the incidence of long-term injury leave varies across shifts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behind the blue shadow: a theoretical perspective for detecting police suicide
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:37-40. 2012
    ..More research is needed to help clarify the clinical usefulness of the IAT and its validity over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is suicide higher among separated/retired police officers? an epidemiological investigation
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:221-8. 2011
    ..Results suggest a higher risk of suicide among working compared to separated/retired officers. However, the need for suicide prevention efforts remains important among both active and retired police officers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adiposity in policing: mental health consequences
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:257-66. 2011
    ..075 for BMI, p = 0.317 for abdominal height, p = 0.114 for waist circumference). Additional factors that might influence this association should be examined prospectively in future work to help clarify causal direction...
  12. doi request reprint Shift work and the incidence of injury among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 14260, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:217-27. 2012
    ..Police officers may be injury prone due to fatigue, erratic work hours, and insufficient sleep. This study explored injury incidence among police officers across shifts...
  13. doi request reprint Atypical work hours and metabolic syndrome among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, 14214, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 64:194-201. 2009
    ..013) and more overtime (p = .007). Results suggest shorter sleep duration and more overtime combined with midnight shift work may be important contributors to the metabolic syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Police organizational stress: the impact of negative discipline
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:31-6. 2011
    ..This paper provides a general overview of present police organizational discipline prescriptions, and an example of an alternative positive-based discipline program...
  15. ncbi request reprint Suicide or undetermined? A national assessment of police suicide death classification
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 12:89-94. 2010
    ..Future research should suggest possible ways to increase the validity of police suicide rates through methods such as post-suicide psychological autopsies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of police suicide ideation
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:277-83. 2004
    ..The combined impact of PTSD and increased alcohol use led to a ten-fold increase risk for suicide ideation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cortisol patterns and brachial artery reactivity in a high stress environment
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Psychiatry Res 169:75-81. 2009
    ..However, because associations were not found with other cortisol parameters and were not evident in male officers, replication of these findings with a prospective study design may be warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Police suicide research: conflict and consensus
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:299-307. 2008
    ..This is likely due to studies that are methodologically flawed, incomplete, or specific to limited geographic areas. The objective of this paper is to review issues related to both conflicts and consensus on police suicide...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress (BCOPS) pilot study: methods and participant characteristics
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo 14214 8001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:148-56. 2006
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to establish a methodology and descriptive results for a larger police study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Homicide-suicide in police families: aggression full circle
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY, Buffalo 14214, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:97-104. 2007
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  21. pmc The association of depressive symptoms and pulmonary function in healthy adults
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001
    Psychosom Med 75:737-43. 2013
    ..We sought to add to the literature as to whether depression is associated with pulmonary function in healthy adults...
  22. doi request reprint Association between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch Dr Charles, Ms Gu, Dr Fekedulegn, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1323-8. 2013
    ..To investigate associations between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate among white/Hispanic (n = 273) and African American (n = 81) police officers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity by occupation among US workers: the national health interview survey 2004-2011
    Ja K Gu
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division Mr Gu, Dr Charles, Mrs Ma, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel and Surveillance Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies Dr Bang, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York, University at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 56:516-28. 2014
    ..To estimate the prevalence of obesity and the change of prevalence of obesity between 2004-2007 and 2008-20011 by occupation among US workers in the National Health Interview Survey...
  24. doi request reprint Long work hours and adiposity among police officers in a US northeast city
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1374-81. 2012
    ..To investigate the associations between long work hours and adiposity measures in police officers...
  25. doi request reprint The effects of exposure to traumatic stressors on inhibitory control in police officers: a dense electrode array study using a Go/NoGo continuous performance task
    Thomas J Covey
    Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 87:363-75. 2013
    ..Greater PTSD symptom severity in trauma-exposed individuals may affect frontal cognitive control systems related to response inhibition...
  26. ncbi request reprint Stress shield: a model of police resiliency
    Douglas Paton
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:95-107. 2008
    ..The Stress Shield model of resilience integrates person, team and organizational factors to provide a proactive framework for developing and sustaining police officer resilience...
  27. ncbi request reprint Obesity, white blood cell counts, and platelet counts among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2846-54. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Associations between major life events, traumatic incidents, and depression among Buffalo police officers
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:25-35. 2007
    ..Police agencies should consider developing psychological assistance efforts to help affected officers cope with these events and deal with depression...
  29. ncbi request reprint Law enforcement response to terrorism: the role of the resilient police organization
    Douglas Paton
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:125-35. 2008
    ..The ways in which agency and officer learning can occur and how the lessons learned can be sustained in the form of enhanced resilience are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Area under the curve and other summary indicators of repeated waking cortisol measurements
    Desta B Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:651-9. 2007
    ..The latter parameters, AUC(I), however, is seldom used by research scientists...
  31. ncbi request reprint Suicide among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Am J Psychiatry 161:766; author reply 768. 2004

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