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Stress and professional burnout as factors affecting functioning of prison officers operations


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Solutions of this study are focused on the analysis of studies conducted in detention centers. We meet the concept of stress and burnout syndrome every day, it reaches each profession. However, not every job is as stressful as service in the uniformed formations. Often skills to overcome stress and competence are not enough when performing tasks that threaten life or health.






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  • Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland


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